Definitions for Ampersandˈæm pərˌsænd

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  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 &

  2. Origin: [A corruption of and, per se and, i. e., & by itself makes and.]


  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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