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Mathematica Character Name


  • Unicode: 22C6.
  • Alias: Esc star Esc.
  • Infix operator.
  • x ⋆ y is by default interpreted as Star[x, y].
  • Used to denote convolution and generalized forms of multiplication.
  • Sometimes used in prefix form to indicate dual.
  • \[RawStar] is the character entered for superscripts.