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double quote

<character> '"' ASCII character 34. Often used in programming languages to delimit strings. In Unix shells and Perl it delimits a string inside which variable substitution may occur.

Common names: quote. Rare: literal mark; double-glitch; ITU-T: quotation marks; ITU-T: dieresis; dirk; INTERCAL: rabbit-ears; double prime.

(1995-03-28)

 


Nearby terms: doubled sig double-duplex double-ended queue double quote doubly linked list DOUGLAS Douglas Engelbart
 

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