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DoubleVerticalBar

\[DoubleVerticalBar]
  • Alias:


    ||.
  • Infix operator.
  • x


    y is by default interpreted as DoubleVerticalBar[x,y].
  • Used in mathematics to indicate that x exactly divides y.
  • Used in geometry to mean "parallel to".
  • Not the same as \[LeftDoubleBracketingBar], \[RightDoubleBracketingBar].
  • || is the alias for \[Or]. The alias for \[DoubleVerticalBar] has a space at the beginning.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[VerticalBar], \[VerticalSeparator], \[NotDoubleVerticalBar].