double quote

<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

Nearby terms:

double-duplexdouble-ended queuedouble quotedoubly linked listDOUGLAS

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