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See also: Ξ [U+039E GREEK CAPITAL LETTER XI], [U+2630 TRIGRAM FOR HEAVEN], and [U+4E09 CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E09]
Character
Unicode name IDENTICAL TO
Code point U+2261
Unicode block Mathematical Operators
LaTeX input \equiv
[U+2260] [U+2262]

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  1. (mathematics) "is equivalent to"
  2. (mathematics) "is identically equal to". "is defined as" or "is set to".
    The functions f and g satisfy f≡g if and only if their respective domain of definition coincide, and if f(x)=g(x) for all x in this domain.
  3. (number theory) "is congruent to"; used in calculations of modulo.
    15≡3 mod 4, since both 15 and 3 gives a remainder of 3 when divided by 4.
  4. (chemistry) A triple bond.
  5. (logic, dated) if and only if
  6. (logic) elementary equivalence
  7. (meteorology) fog

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