That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum. [See Illust of Digestion.]
- A punctuation mark ( : ) used after a word introducing a quotation, an explanation, an example, or a series and often after the salutation of a business letter.
- The sign ( : ) used between numbers or groups of numbers in expressions of time (2:30 A.M.) and ratios (1:2).
- A section of a metrical period in quantitative verse, consisting of two to six feet and in Latin verse having one principal accent.
- The section of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.
- See Table at currency.