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The degree symbol (°) is a typographical symbol that is used, among other things, to represent degrees of arc (e.g. in geographic coordinate systems), hours (in the medical field), degrees of temperature, alcohol proof, or diminished quality in musical harmony. [1]

59 relations: Alcohol proof, Alt code, Alt key, AltGr key, Angle, Arc (geometry), ASCII, AZERTY, Celsius, Character Map (Windows), Chinese characters, Classic Mac OS, Code page 437, Colemak, Compose key, Control key, Degree, Degree (angle), Degree (temperature), Diminished triad, Dover Publications, Edit menu, Fahrenheit, General Conference on Weights and Measures, Geographic coordinate system, Geometric Shapes, Glyph, GTK+, International Bureau of Weights and Measures, International Organization for Standardization, IOS, ISO/IEC 8859-1, Kelvin, LaTeX, Linux, List of typographical symbols, MacOS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, Minute and second of arc, Option key, Ordinal indicator, Oxford University Press, Prime (symbol), Question mark, QWERTZ, Ring (diacritic), Roman numerals, Sexagesimal, Shift key, ..., Superior letter, Temperature, Typography, Ubuntu (operating system), Unicode, United States Government Publishing Office, University of Chicago Press, Windows-1252, 0. Expand index (9 more) »

Alcohol proof

Alcohol proof is a measure of the content of ethanol (alcohol) in an alcoholic beverage.

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Alt code

On IBM compatible personal computers, many characters not directly associated with a key can be entered using the Alt Numpad input method or Alt code: pressing and holding the ''Alt'' key while typing the number identifying the character with the keyboard's numeric keypad.

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Alt key

The Alt key (pronounced or) on a computer keyboard is used to change (alternate) the function of other pressed keys.

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AltGr key

AltGr (also Alt Graph, or Right Alt) is a modifier key found on some computer keyboards and is primarily used to type characters that are unusual for the locale of the keyboard layout, such as currency symbols and accented letters.

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Angle

In plane geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle.

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Arc (geometry)

In Euclidean geometry, an arc (symbol: ⌒) is a closed segment of a differentiable curve.

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ASCII

ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.

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AZERTY

AZERTY is a specific layout for the characters of the Latin alphabet on typewriter keys and computer keyboards.

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Celsius

The Celsius scale, previously known as the centigrade scale, is a temperature scale used by the International System of Units (SI).

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Character Map (Windows)

Character Map is a utility included with Microsoft Windows operating systems and is used to view the characters in any installed font, to check what keyboard input (Alt code) is used to enter those characters, and to copy characters to the clipboard in lieu of typing them.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Classic Mac OS

Classic Mac OS is a colloquial term used to describe a series of operating systems developed for the Macintosh family of personal computers by Apple Inc. from 1984 until 2001.

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Code page 437

Code page 437 is the character set of the original IBM PC (personal computer), or DOS.

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Colemak

Colemak is a keyboard layout for Latin-script alphabets, created by and named after Shai Coleman in 2006.

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Compose key

A compose key (sometimes called multi key) is a key on a computer keyboard that indicates that the following (usually 2 or more) keystrokes trigger the insertion of an alternate character, typically a precomposed character or a symbol.

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Control key

In computing, a Control key is a modifier key which, when pressed in conjunction with another key, performs a special operation (for example, C); similar to the Shift key, the Control key rarely performs any function when pressed by itself.

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Degree

Degree may refer to.

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Degree (angle)

A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of a plane angle, defined so that a full rotation is 360 degrees.

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Degree (temperature)

The term degree is used in several scales of temperature.

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Diminished triad

In music, a diminished triad, also known as the minor flatted fifth (m5), is a triad consisting of two minor thirds above the root — if built on C, a diminished triad would have a C, an E and a G. It resembles a minor triad with a lowered (flattened) fifth.

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Dover Publications

Dover Publications, also known as Dover Books, is an American book publisher founded in 1941 by Hayward Cirker and his wife, Blanche.

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Edit menu

The Edit menu is a menu-type graphical control element found in most computer programs that handle files, text or images.

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Fahrenheit

The Fahrenheit scale is a temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724 by Dutch-German-Polish physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736).

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General Conference on Weights and Measures

The General Conference on Weights and Measures (Conférence générale des poids et mesures – CGPM) is the supreme authority of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (Bureau international des poids et mesures – BIPM), the inter-governmental organization established in 1875 under the terms of the Metre Convention (Convention du Mètre) through which Member States act together on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.

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Geographic coordinate system

A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.

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Geometric Shapes

Geometric Shapes is a Unicode block of 96 symbols at code point range U+25A0-25FF.

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Glyph

In typography, a glyph is an elemental symbol within an agreed set of symbols, intended to represent a readable character for the purposes of writing.

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GTK+

GTK+ (formerly GIMP Toolkit) is a cross-platform widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

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International Bureau of Weights and Measures

The International Bureau of Weights and Measures (Bureau international des poids et mesures) is an intergovernmental organization established by the Metre Convention, through which Member States act together on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.

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International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.

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IOS

iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

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ISO/IEC 8859-1

ISO/IEC 8859-1:1998, Information technology — 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets — Part 1: Latin alphabet No.

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Kelvin

The Kelvin scale is an absolute thermodynamic temperature scale using as its null point absolute zero, the temperature at which all thermal motion ceases in the classical description of thermodynamics.

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LaTeX

LaTeX (or; a shortening of Lamport TeX) is a document preparation system.

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Linux

Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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List of typographical symbols

This is a list of typographical symbols.

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MacOS

macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.

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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc, arcminute (arcmin), arc minute, or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to of one degree.

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Option key

The Option key is a modifier key (ALT) present on Apple keyboards.

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Ordinal indicator

In written languages, an ordinal indicator is a character, or group of characters, following a numeral denoting that it is an ordinal number, rather than a cardinal number.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Prime (symbol)

The prime symbol (′), double prime symbol (&Prime), triple prime symbol (&#x2034), quadruple prime symbol (&#x2057) etc., are used to designate units and for other purposes in mathematics, the sciences, linguistics and music.

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Question mark

The question mark (also known as interrogation point, query, or eroteme in journalism) is a punctuation mark that indicates an interrogative clause or phrase in many languages.

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QWERTZ

The QWERTZ or QWERTZU keyboard is a typewriter and keyboard layout widely used in Central Europe.

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Ring (diacritic)

A ring diacritic may appear above or below letters.

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Roman numerals

The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages.

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Sexagesimal

Sexagesimal (base 60) is a numeral system with sixty as its base.

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Shift key

The shift key is a modifier key on a keyboard, used to type capital letters and other alternate "upper" characters.

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Superior letter

In typography and handwriting, a superior letter is a lower-case letter placed above the baseline and made smaller than ordinary script.

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Temperature

Temperature is a physical quantity expressing hot and cold.

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Typography

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed.

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Ubuntu (operating system)

Ubuntu (stylized as ubuntu) is a free and open source operating system and Linux distribution based on Debian.

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Unicode

Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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United States Government Publishing Office

The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) (formerly the Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.

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University of Chicago Press

The University of Chicago Press is the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States.

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Windows-1252

Windows-1252 or CP-1252 (code page 1252) is a 1 byte character encoding of the Latin alphabet, used by default in the legacy components of Microsoft Windows in English and some other Western languages (other languages use different default encodings).

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0

0 (zero) is both a number and the numerical digit used to represent that number in numerals.

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0xB0, Degree (ring), Degree (symbol), Degree sign, U+00B0, \xB0, °.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degree_symbol

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