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Meaning of VERTICAL BAR

 
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 Definition: 

The character "|", ascii code 124.

Common names: bar; or; or-bar; v-bar; pipe; vertical bar. Rare: itu-t: vertical line; gozinta; thru; pipesinta; intercal: spike.

"Pipe", "gozinta", "thru" and "pipesinta" refer to the use of "|" in unix shells to create a pipe.

Some keyboards show both a solid vertical bar (code 124) and a broken vertical bar (code 166).

 

 

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