pound sign

noun
1.
a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom.
2.
a symbol (#) for “pound” or “pounds” as a unit of weight or mass: 20# bond paper stock.
3.
the symbol (#) used for various purposes.
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Example sentences
Using your telephone keypad, please enter the first four letters of your last name, followed by the pound sign.
After you enter the number, you must enter the pound sign.
If the pound sign is used, there must be a space between the pound sign and the secondary number.
Please enter the amount you are requesting as a whole dollar amount, followed by a pound sign.
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