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--, a string of two hyphen-minus characters or - -, may approximate or refer to the following things:

  • En dash (–)
  • Em dash (—) as a typewriter approximation (in TeX "---" produces an em dash)
  • Sig dashes (-- ), the email and Usenet signature delimiter
  • For Unix commands, -- is used as a prefix for command options. By itself, it typically means the end of command options.
  • Decrement operator in programming languages
  • Inline comment in programming languages
  • Emoticon

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--, a string of two hyphen-minus characters or - -, may approximate or refer to the following things:

  • En dash (–)
  • Em dash (—) as a typewriter approximation (in TeX "---" produces an em dash)
  • Sig dashes (-- ), the email and Usenet signature delimiter
  • For Unix commands, -- is used as a prefix for command options. By itself, it typically means the end of command options.
  • Decrement operator in programming languages
  • Inline comment in programming languages
  • Emoticon

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Intro  See also  

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