=

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See also: [U+FF1D FULLWIDTH EQUALS SIGN], [U+2E17 DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN], [U+30A0 KATAKANA-HIRAGANA DOUBLE HYPHEN], and :=

Translingual[edit]

Character =
Unicode name EQUALS SIGN
Code point U+003D
Entity number =
Unicode block Basic Latin
< [U+003C] [U+003E] >
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Symbol[edit]

=

  1. (mathematics) The equal sign. It asserts that two quantities or expressions have the same value.
    2+2=4
  2. (chemistry) A double bond; a chemical bond between two chemical elements involving four bonding electrons instead of the usual two.
  3. (programming) The assignment operator. It assigns a value to a variable.
    $price=18.95 (this causes $price to be 18.95 from now on)
  4. (programming) An operator that compares if two values are equal. In some languages, use ==.

Quotations[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (equals):

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

=

  1. (lexicography) The same form as the headword.
    sheep pl. =
  2. (informal) The same as; equal to.
    A wireless keyboard = a keyboard without a wire.
    Vulpes vulpes = red fox.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:=.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (equals):

See also[edit]