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The dollar sign ($) is sometimes used to indicate a hexadecimal number. For example, $3E0 is the hex number 3E0. In the Unix world, all Unix shells support the use of the $ as a prefix to the name of a shell variable or an environment variable.
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Jody spun five stunning diamond encrusted dollar symbols to win the huge progressive jackpot.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 ($000's except per share and share amounts) All Dollar Symbols are US
The rating system includes a smiling face ([smiling face]) for a reasonably priced good product; a smiling face and dollar symbols ([smiling face] $$$) for a good but expensive product; a neutral face ([neutral face]) for an unimpressive product that may cause skin problems; a neutral lace and dollar symbols ([neutral face] $$$) for an ordinary and excessively priced product and a frowning face ([frowning face]) indicating the product has a poor performance and cost.