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pound sign

a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom.
a symbol (#) for “pound” or “pounds” as a unit of weight or mass:
20# bond paper stock.
the symbol (#) used for various purposes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for pound sign
  • 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.
pound sign in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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