\[LeftBracketingBar]

  • Unicode: F603.
  • Alias: Escl|Esc.
  • Matchfix operator.
  • x is by default interpreted as BracketingBar[x].
  • Used in mathematics to indicate absolute value (Abs), determinant (Det), and other notions of evaluating size or magnitude.
  • Not the same as \[VerticalBar].
  • Drawn in monospaced fonts with a small leftpointing tee to indicate direction.
  • Extensible character.