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Meaning of SPLAT

Pronunciation:  splat

 
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 Definition: 

1. Name used in many places (DEC, IBM, and others) for the asterisk ("*") character (ASCII 0101010). This may derive from the "squashed-bug" appearance of the asterisk on many early line printers.

2. Name used by some mit people for the "#" character (ASCII 35).

3. (Rochester Institute of Technology) The feature key on a Mac (same as alt).

4. An obsolete name used by some people for the stanford/its extended ascii circle-x character. This character is also called "blobby" and "frob", among other names; it is sometimes used by mathematicians as a notation for "tensor product".

5. An obsolete name for the semi-mythical stanford extended ascii circle-plus character.

See also ascii.

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