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| U+007C, |
VERTICAL LINE
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[U+007B]
Basic Latin }
[U+007D]
U+FF5C, |
FULLWIDTH VERTICAL LINE

[U+FF5B]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF5D]
See also: [U+2223 DIVIDES], ׀ [U+05C0 HEBREW PUNCTUATION PASEQ], ǀ [U+01C0 LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK], and [U+4E28 CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E28]

Translingual[edit]

Description[edit]

A vertical line.

Symbol[edit]

| (English symbol name vertical bar or pipe)

  1. (logic) Joins two statements of which not both are true (nand)—the Sheffer stroke.
  2. (mathematics) Such that; having the property that.
    • 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
  3. (mathematics, of an expression) Evaluated at.
  4. (statistics) Conditional probability.
    the conditional probability of X given Y
  5. A tally mark.
    The number 6 can be represented as ||||||.
    • 2005 May 16, Tony, “Re: what do you call the prisoners' counting numerals?”, in alt.usage.english, Usenet[1], message-ID <r6ih81lc4qe8upv3qlt86vpjtt5k4lqifi@4ax.com>:
      If I was counting screws, for example, and using the tally mark system, I'd lay out the list:
      Phillips head, 1/2"   |||
      Phillips head, 3/4"   ||
      Phillips head, 1"      ||||
  6. (linguistics) Separates elements of a word.
    • 2012, István Tótfalusi, Sertések a Bakonyban: Kalandos nyelvtörténet, Budapest: Libri Kiadó, ISBN 9789633100981, page 75:
      Mármost a ragok és képzők többnyire kétalakúak, hogy a mély hangrendű szóhoz mélyet és magashoz magasat lehessen tenni. Ezért azt mondjuk, hogy kép | es | ség | ei | vel, illetve hogy ad | ós | ság | ai | val. Így nyilván mindenki ráismer erre a harmóniára.
  7. (computing) Used as a pipe in Unix.
  8. (regular expressions) Matches either the expression before or the expression after the operator.
    abc|def matches "abc" or "def".
  9. See for the "divisor" or "divisibility" symbol.
  10. See | | for single vertical lines enclosing other characters.
  11. See for a single caesura ("double vertical line").
  12. See ‖ ‖ for two caesuras enclosing other characters.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (nand):
  • (having the property that): :

See also[edit]