# vertical bar

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## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**vertical bar** (*plural* **vertical bars**)

- (computing) The ASCII character at the decimal position of 124, depicted as | or ¦;
- (mathematics) represents an absolute value (e.g. )
- (mathematics) norms (e.g. )
**2002**, S. Long et al.,*A Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method for Solving the Bending Problem of a Thin Plate*, Tech Science Press- For the purpose of error estimation and convergence studies, the deflection and energy norm,
**||**and*w*||**||**, are calculated [...]*e*||

- For the purpose of error estimation and convergence studies, the deflection and energy norm,

- (mathematics) set definitions (e.g. )
**2006**, K. Chung et al.,*Bifurcation analysis of a two-degree-of-freedom aeroelastic system with freeplay structural nonlinearity by a perturbation-incremental method*, Journal of Sound and Vibration.- According to the three linear branches of the bilinear function for a freeplay model, the phase space can be divided into three regions, , where each corresponds to a linear system:
- in

- (mathematics) conditional probability (e.g. )
- (mathematics) divisibility (e.g. )
- (computing) a symbol which, in Unix, is used as a pipe
- (computing) a symbol which, in regular expressions, indicates an alternation

### See also[edit]

- See Unsupported_titles/Vertical_line for uses of the symbol.