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Number sign is a name for the symbol #, which is used for a variety of purposes, including (mainly in Canada and the United States) the designation of a number (for example, "#1" stands for "number one"). [1]

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American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and most of anglophone Canada.

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ARM architecture

ARM, originally Acorn RISC Machine, is a family of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architectures for computer processors, configured for various environments, developed by British company ARM Holdings.

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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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Assembly language

An assembly language (or assembler language) is a low-level programming language for a computer, or other programmable device, in which there is a very strong (generally one-to-one) correspondence between the language and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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The avoirdupois system (abbreviated avdp) is a system of weights (more properly, mass) based on a pound of 16 ounces.

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Baudot code

The Baudot code, invented by Émile Baudot, is a character set predating EBCDIC and ASCII.

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Be-Music Source

BMS is a file format for rhythm action games, devised by Urao Yane in 1998.

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Bell Labs

Bell Laboratories (also known as Bell Labs and formerly known as AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bell Telephone Laboratories) is a research and scientific development company that belongs to Alcatel-Lucent.

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A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).

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Bone fracture

A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a damage in the continuity of the bone.

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BT Group

BT Group plc, trading as BT, is a British multinational telecommunications services company with head offices in London, England, United Kingdom.

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C preprocessor

The C preprocessor or cpp is the macro preprocessor for the C and C++ computer programming languages.

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C Sharp (programming language)

C#By convention, a number sign is used for the second character in normal text; in artistic representations, sometimes a true sharp sign is used: C♯.

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C++ (pronounced as cee plus plus) is a general-purpose programming language.

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In mathematics, the cardinality of a set is a measure of the "number of elements of the set".

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Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language.

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Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess (and in other board games of the chaturanga family) in which a player's king is in check (threatened with capture) and there is no way to remove the threat.

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Chess notation

Chess notation is the term for several systems that have developed to record either the moves made in a game of chess or the position of pieces on a chessboard.

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Chris Messina (open source advocate)

Chris Messina (born January 7, 1981 in USA), aka FactoryJoe, is an open source and open standards advocate currently residing in San Francisco.

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Comment (computer programming)

In computer programming, a comment is a programmer-readable annotation in the source code of a computer program.

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Common Lisp

Common Lisp (CL) is a dialect of the Lisp programming language, published in ANSI standard document ANSI INCITS 226-1994 (R2004) (formerly X3.226-1994 (R1999)).

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Connected sum

In mathematics, specifically in topology, the operation of connected sum is a geometric modification on manifolds.

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CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux (abbreviated #!) was a Linux distribution derived from Debian by Philip Newborough (who is better known by his user name, corenominal).

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A delimiter is a sequence of one or more characters used to specify the boundary between separate, independent regions in plain text or other data streams.

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Digital Video Broadcasting

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) is a suite of internationally accepted open standards for digital television.

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Directive (programming)

In computer programming, a directive pragma (from "pragmatic") is a language construct that specifies how a compiler (or assembler or interpreter) should process its input.

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Dolph Ziggler

Nicholas Theodore "Nick" Nemeth (born July 27, 1980), best known by the ring name Dolph Ziggler, is an American professional wrestler and comedian, currently signed to WWE.

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E.161 is an ITU-T recommendation that defines the assignment of the basic 26 Latin letters (A to Z) to the 12-key telephone keypad.

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F Sharp (programming language)

F# (pronounced eff sharp) is a strongly typed, multi-paradigm programming language that encompasses functional, imperative, and object-oriented programming techniques.

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Femur neck

The femur neck (femoral neck or neck of the femur) is a flattened pyramidal process of bone, connecting the femoral head with the femoral shaft, and forming with the latter a wide angle opening medialward.

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Fragment identifier

In computer hypertext, a fragment identifier is a short string of characters that refers to a resource that is subordinate to another, primary resource.

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A hashtag is a type of label or metadata tag used on social network and microblogging services which makes it easier for users to find messages with a specific theme or content.

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Hatching (hachure in French) is an artistic technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing (or painting or scribing) closely spaced parallel lines.

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In mathematics and computing, hexadecimal (also base, or hex) is a positional numeral system with a radix, or base, of 16.

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HyperText Markup Language, commonly referred to as HTML, is the standard markup language used to create web pages.

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Internet Relay Chat

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text.

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Irish pound

The Irish pound (Punt Éireannach) was the currency of Ireland until 2002.

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ISO/IEC 646 is the name of a set of ISO standards, described as Information technology — ISO 7-bit coded character set for information interchange.

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J Sharp

Visual J# (pronounced 'jay-sharp') programming language was a transitional language for programmers of Java and Visual J++ languages, so they could use their existing knowledge and applications on.NET Framework.

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Javadoc (originally cased as JavaDoc) is a documentation generator created by Sun Microsystems for the Java language (now owned by Oracle Corporation) for generating API documentation in HTML format from Java source code.

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Knot theory

In topology, knot theory is the study of mathematical knots.

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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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In typography, leading refers to the distance between the baselines of successive lines of type.

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Examples of headline letter-spacing In typography, letter-spacing, usually called tracking by typographers, refers to a consistent degree of increase (or sometimes decrease) of space between letters to affect density in a line or block of text.

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Lightweight markup language

A lightweight markup language (LML), also termed a simple or humane markup language, is a markup language with simple, unobtrusive syntax.

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Lisp reader

In the programming language Lisp, the reader or read function is the parser which converts the textual form of Lisp objects to the corresponding internal object structure.

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Magic number (programming)

In computer programming, the term magic number has multiple meanings.

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Mathematica is a computational software program used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical and computing fields, based on symbolic mathematics.

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Medical prescription

A prescription is a health-care program implemented by a physician or other qualified practitioner in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual patient.

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Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

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Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the miner.

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Miscellaneous Technical

Miscellaneous Technical is the name of a Unicode block ranging from U+2300 to U+23FF, which contains various common symbols which are related to and used in the various technical, programming language, and academic professions.

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MOS Technology 6502

The MOS Technology 6502 (pronounced "sixty-five-oh-two") William Mensch and the moderator both pronounce the 6502 microprocessor as "sixty-five-oh-two".

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Musical notation

Music notation or musical notation is any system used to visually represent aurally perceived music through the use of written symbols, including ancient or modern musical symbols.

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Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited, Northern Electric and sometimes known simply as Nortel, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Number theory

Number theory (or arithmeticEspecially in older sources; see two following notes.) is a branch of pure mathematics devoted primarily to the study of the integers.

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Numero sign

The numero sign or numero symbol, № (also represented as Nº, No, No. or no., plural Nos. or nos.) is a typographic abbreviation of the word number(s) indicating ordinal numeration, especially in names and titles.

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OCaml, originally known as Objective Caml, is the main implementation of the Caml programming language, created by Xavier Leroy, Jérôme Vouillon, Damien Doligez, Didier Rémy, Ascánder Suárez and others in 1996.

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Official Tournament and Club Word List

Official Tournament and Club Word List or Tournament Word List, referred to as OTCWL, OWL, or TWL, is the official word authority for tournament Scrabble in the USA, Canada and Thailand.

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Operating system

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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Perl is a family of high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming languages.

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A permalink (portmanteau of permanent link) is a URL that points to a specific web page, often a blog or forum entry which has passed from the front page to the archives, or the result of a search in a database.

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Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Pound (mass)

The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, lbm, ℔) is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

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Pound sign

The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom (UK).

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Press release

A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy.

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Prestel (abbrev. from press telephone), the brand name for the UK Post Office's Viewdata technology, was an interactive videotex system developed during the late 1970s and commercially launched in 1979.

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In mathematics, and more particularly in number theory, primorial is a function from natural numbers to natural numbers similar to the factorial function, but rather than successively multiplying positive integers, only prime numbers are multiplied.

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Programming language

A programming language is a formal constructed language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer.

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Python (programming language)

Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language.

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QWERTY is the most common modern-day keyboard layout for Latin script.

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In computing, s-expressions, sexprs or sexps (for "symbolic expression") are a notation for nested list (tree-structured) data, invented for and popularized by the programming language Lisp, which uses them for source code as well as data.

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Scalable Vector Graphics

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation.

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Scheme (programming language)

Scheme and Common Lisp are the two principal dialects of the computer programming language Lisp.

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Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a gameboard which is divided into a 15×15 grid of squares.

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Set (mathematics)

In mathematics, a set is a collection of distinct objects, considered as an object in its own right.

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Set theory

Set theory is the branch of mathematical logic that studies sets, which informally are collections of objects.

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Shaft mining

Shaft mining or shaft sinking refers to the method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom.

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Sharp (music)

In music, sharp, dièse (from French), or diesis (from Greek) means higher in pitch and the sharp symbol raises a note by a half tone.

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Shebang (Unix)

In computing, a shebang (also called a sha-bang, hashbang, pound-bang, or hash-pling), is the character sequence consisting of the characters number sign and exclamation mark (that is, "#!") at the beginning of a script.

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Shell script

A shell script is a computer program designed to be run by the Unix shell, a command line interpreter.

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Social media

Social media are computer-mediated tools that allow people to create, share or exchange information, ideas, and pictures/videos in virtual communities and networks.

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Space (punctuation)

In writing, a space (&#32) is a blank area devoid of content, serving to separate words, letters, numbers, and punctuation.

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Standard ML

Standard ML (SML) is a general-purpose, modular, functional programming language with compile-time type checking and type inference.

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In geology and related fields, a stratum (plural: strata) is a layer of sedimentary rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics that distinguish it from other layers.

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String literal

A string literal or anonymous string is the representation of a string value within the source code of a computer program.

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Subtitle (captioning)

Subtitles are derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog or commentary in films, television programs, video games, and the like, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen, but can also be at the top of the screen if there is already text at the bottom of the screen.

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In computing, the superuser is a special user account used for system administration.

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In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language.

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Tag (metadata)

In information systems, a tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or term assigned to a piece of information (such as an Internet bookmark, digital image, or computer file).

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Teletext (or broadcast teletext) is a television information retrieval service created in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s by the Philips Lead Designer for VDUs, John Adams.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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In mathematics, topology (from the Greek τόπος, place, and λόγος, study), is the study of topological spaces.

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Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets".

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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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Unicode character property

Unicode assigns character properties to each code point.

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Uniform Resource Locator

A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) (commonly informally referred to as a web address, although the term is not defined identically) is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.

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Unix (all-caps UNIX for the trademark) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, developed in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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Unix shell

A Unix shell is a command-line interpreter or shell that provides a traditional user interface for the Unix operating system and for Unix-like systems.

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Web page

A web page (or webpage) is a web document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and the web browser.

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Whitespace character

In computer science, whitespace is any character or series of whitespace characters that represent horizontal or vertical space in typography.

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Wiki markup

Wiki markup, also known as wikitext language and wikicode, is a lightweight markup language used to write pages at wiki-based websites (such as Wikipedia) that is a simplified alternative/intermediate to HTML.

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wikiHow is an online wiki-style community consisting of an extensive database of how-to guides.

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William Safire

William Lewis SafireSafire, William (1986).

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Word divider

In punctuation, a word divider is a glyph that separates written words.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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