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Need help figuring what this symbol means

  1. Apr 12, 2012 #1
    It's a line through two half circles. Specifically:

    Imagine about 40% of the bottom of a circle above about 40% of the top of a circle with a little space between them and then a vertical line starting above the circles and going through the middle of each circle and then finishing a little below the bottom circle. The end result looks a bit like a stick figure withour a head.

    Any ideas?
     
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  3. Apr 12, 2012 #2

    Evo

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    Where are you getting this from? Please post the source.
     
  4. Apr 12, 2012 #3
    It was a facebook post with no reference to it's origin. sorry
     
  5. Apr 12, 2012 #4

    Evo

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    So, it's meaningless. Sorry. Just because someone posts nonsense doesn't mean it deserves any thought.
     
  6. Apr 12, 2012 #5
    I suppose if I had the source I would not need help/ Thanks anyways ...
     
  7. Apr 12, 2012 #6

    Evo

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    People post nonsense, don't spend time on it.
     
  8. Apr 12, 2012 #7

    micromass

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    Is it this symbol? http://www.symbols.com/encyclopedia/11/119.html [Broken]
     
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  9. Apr 12, 2012 #8
    Makes me think its Φ.
     
  10. Apr 12, 2012 #9

    Evo

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    That sounds like it.
     
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  11. Apr 12, 2012 #10

    lisab

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    By Jupiter! I think you got it, micro :smile:!
     
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  12. Apr 14, 2012 #11
    micromass and Evo - YES - you both got it. Thank you SO much!
     
  13. Apr 14, 2012 #12

    Evo

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    No, Micro got it. (he's really smart)
     
  14. Apr 14, 2012 #13

    micromass

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    But evo is the google queen!!
     
  15. Apr 15, 2012 #14
    Also. The symbol represented orthogonality and ,apparently with 'Finale' diagonally, a minor seventh flat 5 - half diminished chord- (the 4 note chord (1-3-5-7) of the seventh note of a major scale). {in C B-D-F-A) .
    Not that that has anything to do with physics- even though many physics professors are avid musicians. (Not to mention many physics (and other) devotees here.


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