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  • Alias: ~.
  • Infix similarity operator.
  • x

    y is by default interpreted as Tilde[x,y].
  • Used in mathematics for many notions of similarity or equivalence.
  • Used in physical science to indicate approximate equality.
  • Occasionally used in mathematics for notions of difference.
  • Occasionally used in prefix form to indicate complement or negation.
  • Not the same as \[RawTilde].
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 1.10.8Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[NotTilde], \[VerticalTilde], \[Not].