Vel (symbol)

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Vel () (vel is "or" in Latin) or descending wedge is a symbol used to represent:

It was used by Russell and Whitehead in Principia Mathematica, where they called it the Logical Sum or Disjunctive Function. In Unicode the symbol is encoded U+2228 logical or (HTML ∨ · ∨) and by \vee and \lor in TeX. The opposite symbol (∧) is called a wedge.

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