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Character ¦
Unicode name BROKEN BAR
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
Codepoint U+00A6
See also: | [U+007C VERTICAL LINE]




  1. (computing) Designation of a pipeline.
  2. (computing) A union.
  3. (computing) A logical or bitwise “or” operation.

Usage notes[edit]

In English, this symbol is called broken vertical bar or broken pipe.