Double Vertical Line Meaning
Example: Used other than as an idiom: see double,â€Ž vertical,â€Ž line.
2007, K. David Harrison, When Languages Die:The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge, page 39:
The ÇGana people (800 speakersâ€”the double vertical line denotes a click sound) of Botswana have no generic word for living things, nor do they recognize a plant versus animal distinction.
2008, Ursula Goldenbaum, â€ŽDouglas Jesseph, Infinitesimal Differences: Controversies between Leibniz and his Contemporaries (ISBN 3110211866), page 86:
In addition, Leibniz drew a double vertical line from line 36 to 37 (from â€œsolidum estâ€ to â€œMechaniceâ€[)].
The typographical character â€–; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.
1998, Burkhard Dretzke, Modern British and American English Prononunciation: A Basic Textbook, page 89:
The whole tone unit stands between a double vertical line (double bars)