What does Ampersand mean?

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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ampersand

    am′pėrs-and, n. a name formerly in use for the character & (also called short and), commonly placed at the end of the alphabet in primers.—Also Am′perzand, Am′pussy-and, and simply Am′passy. [A corr. of and per se and—that is, & standing by itself means and.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ampersand in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ampersand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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