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Mathematica Character Name


  • Unicode: 21C0.
  • Alias: Esc vec Esc.
  • Infix and overfix arrow-like operator.
  • Used in mathematics to indicate weak convergence.
  • Used in mathematics to indicate a vector quantity.
  • Sometimes used in prefix form as a typographical symbol to stand for "see also".
  • Extensible character.