Ampersand. The ampersand is the sign &, used to mean 'and'. The shape of the symbol originated as a ligature for the Latin et ('and') – that is, it represents the merged 'e' and 't'. Over time, this was altered into the single word ampersand, and the original phrase was largely forgotten.
Regarding this, is there a symbol that means or?
4 Answers. There is a symbol for it in predicate logic. "And/or" is just called "or" and is represented as ∨ , from the Latin vel meaning or. But note that it's a separate symbol from the letter "v", though similar.
What is the symbol for or in Java?
|!=||not equal to|
What is the meaning of this symbol?
< Less Than and > Greater Than. This symbol < means less than, for example 2 < 4 means that 2 is less than 4. ≤ ≥ These symbols mean 'less than or equal to' and 'greater than or equal to' and are commonly used in algebra. In computer applications <= and >= are used.