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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·lon /ˈkolən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 co·lon /ˈkolən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·lon n.
 1. Anat. That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum.
 Note: [See Illust. of Digestion.]
 2. Gram. A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the
           rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before
           they are excreted
      2: the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100
         centavos [syn: El Salvadoran colon]
      3: the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
         [syn: Costa Rican colon]
      4: a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
         [syn: Aspinwall]
      5: a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a
         series or an example or an explanation (or after the
         salutation of a business letter)
      [also: colones (pl), cola (pl)]