dollar sign

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dollar sign (plural dollar signs)

  1. punctuation symbol $, used to indicate a price in dollars.
    The total with tax is $1.05.
  2. (programming) in certain languages (such as Perl or PHP), to indicate a variable.
  3. (programming) in certain languages, used to indicate a hexadecimal constant.
  4. (programming) in certain languages, used to indicate a constant.
  5. (programming) in certain languages (such as BASIC), to indicate a variable or a constant containing text (a string) as opposed to a number.
  6. (programming) in regular expressions, used to indicated the end of the string/line.

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Currency signs

  • ؋ – afghani
  • ฿ – baht
  • ¢ – cent
  • – colón
  • – cedi
  • $ – dollar
  • – dong
  • ֏ - dram
  • – euro
  • ƒ – florin (also called guilder and gulden)
  • – guarani
  • – hryvnia
  • – kip
  • – lira (in Turkey)
  • – mill
  • – naira
  • – peso
  • £ – pound
  • – riyal
  • – riel
  • ރ – rufiyaa
  • – rupee
  • – rupee
  • – Indian rupee
  • or taka (in Bangladesh)
  • – rupee (in Gujarat)
  • – new shekel
  • – tenge
  • – tugrik
  • – won
  • ¥ – yen

Formerly used currency signs

  • – austral
  • – ECU (European Currency Unit)
  • – cruzeiro
  • – drachma
  • – franc
  • – lira
  • – Livres Tournois
  • – mark
  • – peseta
  • – pfennig
  • – spesmilo