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

 hy·phen /ˈhaɪfən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hy·phen n.  Print. A mark or short dash, thus [-], placed at the end of a line which terminates with a syllable of a word, the remainder of which is carried to the next line; or between the parts of many a compound word; as in fine-leaved, clear-headed. It is also sometimes used to separate the syllables of words.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hy·phen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hyphened p. pr. & vb. n. Hyphening.] To connect with, or separate by, a hyphen, as two words or the parts of a word.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word
          or between the syllables of a word when the word is
          divided at the end of a line of text [syn: dash]
      v : divide or connect with a hyphen; "hyphenate these words and
          names" [syn: hyphenate]