Definitions for Ampersandˈæm pərˌsænd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

am•per•sandˈæm pərˌsænd(n.)

  1. a character or symbol (&) for and, as in

    Smith {{{amp}}} Jones, Inc.

Origin of ampersand:

1820–30; contr. of and per se and lit., (the symbol) & by itself (stands for) and


  1. ampersand(Noun)

    The symbol "&".

    The ampersand character in many logics acts as an operator connecting two propositions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ampersand(noun)

    a word used to describe the character /, /, or &


  1. Ampersand

    An ampersand is a logogram representing the conjunction word "and". This symbol is a ligature of the letters et, Latin for "and".


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