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Noun: hyphen  hI-fun
  1. 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
    - dash
Verb: hyphen  hI-fun
  1. Divide or connect with a hyphen
    "hyphen these words and names";
    - hyphenate

Derived forms: hyphened, hyphens, hyphening

Type of: punctuation, punctuation mark, spell, write

Encyclopedia: Hyphen