What are colons?
The colon is part of your digestive system which processes food and liquid before being eliminated from the body.
In English grammar, a colon is a symbol used before listing.
Separators include commas, colons, semi-colons and white-space. Semi-colons are used to indicate the end of a code block or to separate one function from the next. Commas are used to separate function arguments, or to separate structure variables and class member initialisation lists (comma-separated lists). Colons are mainly used to signify class inheritance and the start of class initialisation segments. White-space separates a variable type from its name, but is also used to aid the…
Semicolons are often used to include sentence fragments which cannot be used alone. They can be used to tie short, complete sentences together as well. They are used to join two independent but closely related clauses. They can also be used on ingredient lists to separate groups of items. They can be used to separate items in a series where commas are already in use, such as a list of dates.