The slash "/" or slash character is used as a character, separator, and punctuation mark.
Slash is a character from the ASCII character set (Hex: 2F) used in programming languages and mathematics. The falling slash (\) is the backslash. InUnix, the slash character is used as a separator for path names, in Windows Explorer it is used to separate folders and files and to divide headings, and on websites it is used to divide headings. In mathematics, the slash is used as a fraction bar to indicate ratios.