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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]

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Alcohol proof

Alcohol proof is a measure of how much ethanol (alcohol) is contained in an alcoholic beverage.

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Alt key

or The Alt key (pronounced) 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, Alt Graphic, Alt Graphics, Alt Car, 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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ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme (the IANA prefers the name US-ASCII).

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

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Character Map

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 used in the writing of Chinese and some other Asian languages.

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Code page 437

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

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Compose key

A Compose key, also called Multi key, is a part of the computer keyboard that is—or behaves like—a kind of special dead key.

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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 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 plane angle, representing of a full rotation.

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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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General Conference on Weights and Measures

The General Conference on Weights and Measures (Conférence générale des poids et mesures - CGPM) is the senior of the three Inter-governmental organizations established in 1875 under the terms of the Metre Convention (Convention du Mètre) to represent the interests of member states.

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Geographic coordinate system

A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on the Earth to be specified by a set of numbers or letters.

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Geometric Shapes

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

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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 and thereby expressing thoughts, ideas and concepts.

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GTK+ (formerly GIMP Toolkit, sometimes incorrectly termed the GNOME 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 international standards organisation, one of three such organisations established to maintain the International System of Units (SI) under the terms of the Metre Convention (Convention du Mètre).

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iOS (originally iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple 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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The kelvin is a unit of measure for temperature based upon an absolute scale.

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Keyboard layout

A keyboard layout is any specific mechanical, visual, or functional arrangement of the keys, legends, or key-meaning associations (respectively) of a computer, typewriter, or other typographic keyboard.

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LaTeX (or styled as LaTeX, and a shortening of Lamport TeX) is a word processor and a document markup language.

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Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

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List of typographical symbols

This is a list of typographical symbols.

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Mac OS

Mac OS is a series of graphical user interface–based operating systems developed by Apple Inc. for their Macintosh line of computer systems.

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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers and services.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Option key

The Option key is a modifier key 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, etc., are used to designate several different units and for various other purposes in mathematics, the sciences, linguistics and music.

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Question mark

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

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

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Roman numerals

Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values.

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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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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 (originally, according to the company website) is a Debian-based Linux operating system and distribution, with Unity as its default desktop environment for personal computers including smartphones in later versions.

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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) 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 or CP-1252 is a character encoding of the Latin alphabet, used by default in the legacy components of Microsoft Windows in English and some other Western languages.

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0 (number)

0 (zero; BrE: or AmE) is both a number and the numerical digit used to represent that number in numerals.

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

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