Symbol (disambiguation)

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A symbol is something that represents an idea, a process, or a physical entity.

Symbol may also refer to:


  • Symbol (data), the smallest amount of data transmitted at a time in digital communications
  • Symbol (programming), a primitive data type in many programming languages used to name variables and functions
  • Symbol (typeface), a font designed by Aldo Novarese (1982), one of the four standard PostScript fonts
  • Debug symbol, debugging information used to troubleshoot computer programs, analyze memory dumps
  • Symbol rate, the number of symbols transmitted per second



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  • Symbol (liturgical theology), in contrast to a sign, and relevant to liturgy
  • Creed, a statement of shared beliefs of a religious community
    • Nicene Creed or Symbolum Nicaenum, the profession of faith or creed that is most widely used in Christian liturgy

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