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number sign

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number sign

In some programming languages, the number sign (#), also called the "pound sign," is used as a not-equals symbol. For example, the expression if amount # 500 means "if amount not equal to 500."
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Facebook is introducing hashtags, the number signs used on Twitter, Instagram and other services to identify topics being discussed and allow users to search for them.
But at the same time, we have had a number sign up to work with us.
Instead, the agency announced late in the day, customers who rent mailboxes can also use the number sign - also known as or the tic-tac-toe sign - in their mailing addresses and still expect their mail will be delivered.
For example, number 1 is the number sign plus the letter "a," number 23 would be the number sign plus the letters "b" and "c" and number 734 would be the number sign plus the letters "g, c and d" [ILLUSTRATION FOR ILLUSTRATION 2 OMITTED].
When prompted, enter the 6 digit conference reference number 216307 followed by the number sign (#)
If a large number sign up for full-day classes, one bus route could be eliminated, but it is too early to say for sure without definitive enrollment numbers, Kane said.
To access the archived conference call, dial 416-640-1917 or 877-289-8525 and enter reference number 21220554 followed by the number sign.
At the voice prompt, all participants should enter the passcode 645311 followed by the number sign #.
A recording of the call will be available until July 25, 2005 by calling 1-888-631-6903 and entering confirmation number 7763 followed by the number sign.
At the voice prompt all participants should enter the passcode 645311 followed by the number sign #.