vertical bar

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vertical bar

The character "|", ASCII code 124.

Common names: bar; or; or-bar; v-bar; pipe; vertical bar. Rare: ITU-T: vertical line; gozinta; thru; pipesinta; INTERCAL: spike.

"Pipe", "gozinta", "thru" and "pipesinta" refer to the use of "|" in Unix shells to create a pipe.

Some keyboards show both a solid vertical bar (code 124) and a broken vertical bar (code 166).


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vertical bar

The vertical bar character (|), located over the backslash (\) key, is used as an OR operator. In the C/C++ language, two vertical bars are used; for example, if (x == 'a' || x == 'b') means "if X is equal to A or B." It is also used as a pipe symbol, which directs the output of one process to another. See filters and pipes.
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Pattern recognition-a technique for induction machines rotor broken bar detection," IEEE Trans.
But now a cookie is an object roughly the size of a frisbee, which could do with another 10 minutes in the oven, and is filled with lumps of chocolate equivalent in volume to a broken bar of Cadbury's Dairy Milk.
Toliyat, "Pattern recognition- A technique for induction machines rotor broken bar detections," IEEE Trans.
There were numerous upturned tables and broken bar stools strewn across the floor area of the bar.
The video in this case will be chosen as a training aid as what should not be done because every rule was broken bar one.
Ref Orr spent ages inspecting the broken bar accompanied by a posse of police and stewards before making his decision.
smoking; staves of a broken wash-tub / broken bars of the gate; battered
One body was dropped down into the police compound, where the mob stomped on the corpse and beat it with the broken bars of a window grill.