Comma vs Fullstop - What's the difference?

comma | fullstop |

comma

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Punctuation]] mark ([[, ) (usually indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or between elements in a list).
  • (by extension) A diacritical mark used below certain letters in Romanian.
  • A European and North American butterfly, , of the family Nymphalidae.
  • (music) a difference in the calculation of nearly identical intervals by different ways.
  • (genetics) A delimiting marker between items in a genetic sequence.
  • In Ancient Greek rhetoric a comma (?????) is a short clause, something less than a colon, originally denoted by comma marks. In antiquity comma was defined as a combination of words that has no more than eight syllables. This term is later applied to longer phrases, e.g. the Johannine comma.
  • Derived terms

    (punctuation mark) * commaless * Harvard comma * inverted comma * Oxford comma * serial comma

    See also

    (punctuation)

    fullstop

    Not English

    Fullstop has no English definition. It may be misspelled.