Definition of paragraph mark in English:

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paragraph mark

(also paragraph symbol)

noun

A symbol (usually ¶) used in printed text to mark a new paragraph or as a reference mark.
Example sentences
  • The rather long captions of a photographic feature are broken into ‘paragraphs’ indicated, not by indentation or by a line of white space, but by a red paragraph symbol.’
  • At the beginning of each paragraph in an APA full-text article, a small gray paragraph symbol appears.
  • I used paragraph marks because your built-in preview concatenated my paragraphs into one.
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