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- n. The inclusion of hyphens; especially, the correct locations of hyphens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of joining with a hyphen, or the state of being so joined; use of hyphens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
- n. connecting syllables and words by hyphens
hyphen + -ation (Wiktionary)