Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

vertical bar

vertical bar in Technology

character
The character "|", ASCII code 124.
Common names: bar; or; or-bar; v-bar; pipe; vertical bar. Rare: ITU-T: vertical line; gozinta; thru; pipesinta; INTERCAL: spike.
"Pipe", "gozinta", "thru" and "pipesinta" refer to the use of "|" in Unix shells to create a pipe.
Some keyboards show both a solid vertical bar (code 124) and a broken vertical bar (code 166).
[Does anyone call either kind of vertical bar "pling"? Other codes?]
(1998-09-20)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for vertical bar
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for vertical

13
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for vertical bar