11th December 2019

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What is the symbol for the word or?

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?

Java Operators
OperatorPurpose
!=not equal to
&&boolean AND
||boolean OR
==boolean equals

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.
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