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XXX may refer to:

Science and technology

A mark indicating "extra strong"

Various contexts, but especially:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Pornography, the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal
    • XXX, a type of X rating applied to some pornographic films
    • .xxx, a top-level domain intended as a voluntary option for sexually explicit sites on the Internet.
  • As a brand name or trade mark of a wide range of products - from confectionery (especially mints) to laundry products.

Communications

A warning or danger signal, or symbol for doubtful/unknown

  • XXX, an indication of urgency in radio communication, less urgent than SOS
  • XXX, a comment to warn other programmers of problematic or misleading code
  • XXX, the code for "no currency" in ISO 4217
  • XXX, the code for "unspecified nationality" on a machine-readable passport

Film and television

Music

Songs

Other uses

  • XXX, three kisses at the end of a letter, text, e-mail, or another form of textual communication
  • XXX, a symbol of the straight edge lifestyle
  • XXX, a reference to Amsterdam, after the three crosses on the Coat of arms of Amsterdam

See also