a hyphen connects two words, a dash gives a pause between two words....
It is a hyphen used for the separation of words. It is a single short line set half-way between the bottom and top of typed or written letters. It can be used in compound words. Hyphen is also called a dash.
It depends upon what kind of a dash one has in mind. A hyphen is sometimes called a dash and it looks like this: - , but a dash can also mean a small amount of a powder or particles (like a dash of pepper or salt), and a dash can mean a short run, like making a dash to catch the bus.
Because the difference between 100,000,000 and -100,000,000 is greater than a hyphen. Mathematical sentences without symbols would be as nonsensical as regular sentences without verbs: they tell you what to do.
A dash is used to connect two phrases; a hyphen is used to connect two words. Here are some examples. I use a hyphen for the compound word anti-matter. I use a dash to create a break in the flow of my sentence -- if you know what I mean.
"-" = hyphen
A hyphen [or is it an 'n' dash?] is often employed to replace the words 'to' or 'and.'
No it doesn't require a hyphen.
The only difference is the hyphen.
Reload has neither a hyphen or a dash as for as I know. It is one intact word. If one were to believer it should be written re-load that would be a hyphen
A dash is longer. A hyphen is used to connect two words, to bring them close together. A dash is used to separate them, to push them apart.
Check your keyboard it's between the number zero and the plus symbol at the top right of the regular 105+ US keyboard. This is a hyphen and not a dash. If you use the hyphen key, you must use it twice to make a dash, but this still is not a dash as there is a space between the two hyphens. There are two types of dashes. The en dash and the em dash. The en dash is bigger than a hyphen, but smaller than a em dash. The em dash is what most would want to use. The way to type is as follows: en dash - hold down the "alt" key and type 0150. em dash - hold down the "alt" key and type 0151 - Note the dash used in each of the instructions. The first is an en dash, and the second is an em dash. The character beneath them is a hyphen.
The - symbol can either be called a hyphen or a dash.
It is called a dash.
"Em dash" is a printing/typesetting term, and it refers to a dash the width of the capital letter "M". The shorter dash is similarly referred to as an "en dash." There is also the hyphen, which is usually smaller than the en dash. With some modern day fonts, there wouldn't be much difference between the en dash and hyphen.Em dash can be represented numerically using —in HTML, or '\u2014' in Java.En dash can be represented numerically using –in HTML, or '\u2013' in Java.