Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hyphen"

The meaning of "Hyphen" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does After the hyphen is the name of Ray Landers, who is the person to whom the photograph is credited.
in the above sentence whats the meaning of "credited"? mean?
A:
Credited implies to be responsible for, to be given credit for. In this sentence, Ray Landers is given credit or recognition as the photographer of the photo.
Q: What does the hyphen also sits above the line, but not as far up as the apostrophe or speech marks.
mean?
A: Sorry, I am dumb at times.

“The line” is the bottom of your sentences in writing. Imagine a line that goes under every sentence you write.

“Not as far up as” means that the hyphen is not as high as the apostrophe or speech marks on your screen or on paper when you write them.

I hope this helps!
Q: What does What does hyphen in this sentence mean? Examples? ---- Smartwatches that detect heart problems, airport security systems that match our faces to our passports - as this type of technology becomes more common, it's forcing us to make some tough decisions. mean?
A: It could add extra information

Example sentences using "Hyphen"

Q: Please show me example sentences with hyphen.
A: These are some beautiful-looking flowers.
This is my mother-in-law.
You need to pay thirty-five dollars.
It is one-third of what I owe you.
My ex-girlfriend was so rude.
I'm not very well-known.

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Synonyms of "Hyphen" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hyphen and dash ?
A: hyphen (-) is shorter than a
dash (–). Hyphens join words together and dashes indicate range or a pause

I bought a wire-fastener
World war 1 was on Jul 28,
1914 – Nov 11, 1918
Q: What is the difference between write "pick-up" with a hyphen and and write "pick up" without a hyphen ?
A: There are many meanings of "pick up" (without a hyphen).

"Pick-up", with a hyphen, is used before the word that it describes. (For example, "pick-up bar".)

That place is known as a *pick-up bar*
because it's a good place to *pick up* birds (women).
Q: What is the difference between hyphen and dash ?
A: A hyphen joins two words, and a dash is used instead of a colon in a sentence, instead of parentheses, or shows interruption.

Hyphen examples:
Flip-flops, old-fashioned, African-American, fifty-five

Dash examples:
• I knew the perfect person for the job—Mr. Johnson.
• I knew I wasn't well prepared—I hadn't even studied—but I wasn't expecting to fail the test.
• Sarah said, "Bob, I've been meaning to tell you—" when suddenly a loud noise interrupted her.

Translations of "Hyphen"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 1-63-8 ←What do you read the hyphen and number?This is address.
A: If I am reading it to someone so they can write it down, I would say, "One dash sixty three dash eight."

If I am just reading it for myself or if I am looking for the address on the street, I would read it as "One sixty three eight."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hyphen
A: hyphen pronounced hi-fen
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hyphen
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Other questions about "Hyphen"

Q: What is 'hyphen(-)'?

For example, "A cross section of our society represents the average level of thinking skill - the level one might expect of a large number of people who have never thought very much about thinking."
A: In your example, what was used was a dash, not a hyphen. A hyphen is used to join words together (ex. short-term, brother-in-law). A dash, like in your example, is used to create a pause in a sentence. There are different types of dashes (en and em). The one in your example is an em dash.
Q: typing-test,
heavy-chair,
used-car

Can I put a hyphen after an adjective or not?
A: No, it looks off. Just write it with a space between the words.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce 1-63-8 ←What do you read the hyphen and number?This is address..
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Q: Why is there a hyphen in the following sentence?
A: When you talk to people online, you don't use a hyphen. The only time you'll see a hyphen written is in an essay or in a script (for a speech or play). Those examples are meant to be said out loud. The reason for this is that over text you usually write shorter sentences, and so using a hyphen looks unnatural.
When you're speaking, obviously you can't see a hyphen. But unknowingly English speakers skip words like "yet" or "but". The hyphen mimics a pause between related sentences.
Do you want some examples?
Q: Fast-reader or quick-reader?
P.s should I add hyphens?
A: Both are correct and to hyphen. Those are adjectives not prefixes so therefor they don't need a hyphen

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