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at sign

at sign

(1) In a DNS record, the at sign (@) identifies the domain being referenced. See DNS records.

(2) The at sign (@) has become widely identified around the world due to its use in Internet email addresses and Twitter names. Officially called an "asperand," the at sign separates the recipient's name from the domain name in email; for example, me@mycompany.com.

A Twitter Symbol
The at sign is a prefix to a member's name on Twitter; for example, @BarackObama is President Obama's Twitter name. See Internet address.
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But going on its track record - five years ago it failed to have "email" changed to "mel", and the fact that arobase is not even French but derives from an Arabic word - don't expect an overnight change.
DE: LA SARL CDI, L~EURL ALTER MANAGEMENT, L~EI MARC SIMEONI CONSULTING, LA SARL AGENCE PAYSAGES, LA SCOP SARL SUD CONCEPT, LA SARL AROBASE ET L~EI MARIE LIVIA LEONI