(character) '"' ASCII character 34. Often used in programming languages to delimit strings. In Unix shells and Perl it delimits a string inside which variable substitution may occur.
Common names: quote. Rare: literal mark; double-glitch; ITU-T
: quotation marks; ITU-T
: dieresis; dirk; INTERCAL
: rabbit-ears; double prime.
Last updated: 1995-03-28