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Colon

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Colon

The colon is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line. In Unicode, it is encoded at U+003A : colon (HTML: :).

A colon is used to explain or start an enumeration. A colon is also used with ratios, titles and subtitles of books, city and publisher in biographies, hours and minutes, and formal letters.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Language Symbols.

Colon is part of the Punctuation group.

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