swung dash

<character>

A character similar to tilde but appearing in the same vertical position as a dash, i.e. half way up rather than at the top like tilde. ASCII does not include a swung dash so tilde is used instead.

It is commonly used for "approximates" or "is approximately equal to".

Last updated: 1997-06-28

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