This is a list of graphical signs, icons, and symbols. Contents. [hide]. 1
Languages; 2 Basic communication; 3 Scientific and engineering symbols; 4
Mar 25, 2015 ... The shape of the symbol originated as a ligature for the Latin et ('and') – that is, it
represents the merged 'e' and 't'. The name ampersand also ...
These include punctuation marks and other symbols used in typography.
Technically these character shapes are called glyphs. Next to each glyph name
IN ENGLISH, the symbol is boringly known as "commercial at", but other
languages offer more imaginative names. In Swedish, it is called snabel-a , ("a"
with an ...
This online exercise looks at the names in English of the signs and symbols
which are commonly used in computer code.
Ampersand, apostrophe and asterisk are the proper names for three keyboard
symbols. Names for other symbols on the keyboard include the at sign, dollar
Jun 26, 2015 ... I know that ^ is called a caret, but this doesn't seem to apply to the similarly
shaped but nonetheless different < and > symbols. The only names ...
Most of the commonly used symbols in the English language have particular
names associated with them, so we can talk about them without having to say "
Symbol, Symbol Name, Meaning / definition, Example. = equals sign, equality, 5
= 2+3 5 is equal to 2+3. ≠, not equal sign, inequality, 5 ≠ 4 5 is not equal to 4.
The symbol comes from the cursive formation of the Latin word et (“and”), and the
name is a slurring contraction of “and per se and,” which used to terminate ...