The character "|", ASCII code 124.
Common names: bar; or; or-bar; v-bar; pipe; vertical bar. Rare: ITU-T: vertical line; gozinta; thru; pipesinta; INTERCAL: spike.
"Pipe", "gozinta", "thru" and "pipesinta" refer to the use of "|" in Unix shells to create a pipe.
Some keyboards show both a solid vertical bar (code 124) and a broken vertical bar (code 166).
[Does anyone call either kind of vertical bar "pling"? Other codes?]
The beast indicated a blue block on a vertical bar; Mrs. Full moved it down, the airship halted and began to sail toward them.
A machine having a vertical bar or ram that carries the cutting tool on its lower end and has a vertical reciprocating motion.
Those on the western shore, have a letter V sideways with a vertical bar on the top; and those on the eastern a dagger.
The stancheons of the frame which supports the vertical bar must stand outside and well clear of the path.
Suddenly there was a vertical bar of pale light from the sitting-room that overlooked the Neva.
Ladd says: "The vertical bar of the cross seems much easier to produce and to hold steadily in the field."