Two Men Holding Hands
A same-sex relationship is a relationship between two persons of the same gender and can take many forms, from romantic and sexual, to non-romantic close relationships. The term is mainly associated with gay and lesbian people. In their essential psychological respects, these relationships are regarded as equivalent to heterosexual relationships. - Wikipedia
Buginese Letter La
The Buginese script is an Brahmic script traditionally used for the Bugis language, Makassarese language, and Mandar languages of Sulawesi in modern Indonesia. In Buginese, this script is called “urupu sulapa eppa” which means “four-corner letters”. The Bugis are the most numerous of the three major linguistic and ethnic groups of South Sulawesi, the southwestern...
The spesmilo is an obsolete decimal international currency, proposed in 1907 by René de Saussure and used before the First World War by a few British and Swiss banks, primarily the Ĉekbanko esperantista. The spesmilo was equivalent to one thousand spesoj, and worth 0.733 grams of gold. The ₷ character is a monogram of a cursive capital “S”, from the tail of which emerges an...
Greek Instrumental Notation Symbol-1
Ancient Greek musical notation was capable of representing pitch and note-duration, and to a limited extent, harmony. It was in use from at least the 6th century BC until approximately the 4th century AD; several complete compositions and fragments of compositions using this notation survive. The notation consists of symbols placed above text syllables. - Wikipedia
An obelus (÷) (plural, obeli) is a symbol consisting of a short horizontal line with a dot above and below. It is mainly used to represent the mathematical operation of division. It is therefore commonly referred to as the division sign. The word “obelus” comes from the Greek word for a sharpened stick, spit, or pointed pillar. This is the same root as that of the word...
Father Christmas is the name used in many English-speaking countries for a symbolic figure associated with Christmas. Father Christmas typified the spirit of good cheer at Christmas, but was neither a gift bringer nor particularly associated with children. Father Christmas often appears as a large man, often around 70 years old. - Wikipedia
Glagolitic Capital Letter Dobro
The Glagolitic alphabet, also known as Glagolitsa, is the oldest known Slavic alphabet. The letter dobro (Ⰴ) is thought to originate from the greek delta (Δ) and means “kindness” or “good”. - Wikipedia
Cham Letter Nga
Cham is the language of the Cham people of Southeast Asia, and formerly the language of the kingdom of Champa in central Vietnam. The Cham script is a descendant of the Brahmi script of India, itself a descendant of the Aramaic script. - Wikipedia
Cherokee Letter S
Cherokee is an Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee people which uses a unique syllabary writing system invented by Sequoyah. His creation of the syllabary is particularly noteworthy in that he could not previously read any script. Each of the characters represents one syllable, such as in the Japanese kana and the Bronze Age Greek Linear B writing systems. - Wikipedia
Rejang Section Mark
The Rejang live mainly on the southwest coast of the island of Sumatra, on the cool mountain slopes of the Barisan mountain range, in the province of Bengkulu, Indonesia. The traditional Rejang corpus consists chiefly of ritual texts, medical incantations, and poetry. - Wikipedia
Symbol For Delete Form Two
From ISO 9995-7, the keyboard symbol for an undoable delete. - Unicode
Nko Symbol Gbakurunen
The gbakurunen represents the three stones which hold a cooking pot over the fire, and is used to end major sections of text. - Fotolog
Domino Tile Horizontal-03-05
The traditional Sino-European domino set consists of 120 dominoes, colloquially nicknamed bones, cards, tiles, tickets, stones, or spinners. Each domino is a rectangular tile with a line dividing its face into two square ends. - Wikipedia
Avestan Letter Nne
The development of the Avestan alphabet was initiated by the need to correctly represent recited Avestan language texts. The various text collections that today constitute the canon of Zoroastrian scripture are the result of a collation that occurred in the 4th century, probably during the reign of Shapur II (309–379). - Wikipedia
Egyptian Hieroglyph G053
A hieroglyph used as a logogram defines the object of which it is an image. bꜣ, meaning “Bâ” (soul); the character is the traditional representation of a “bâ” (a bird with a human head). - Wikipedia
Box Drawings Up Single and Horizontal Double
Box drawing characters, also known as line drawing characters, or pseudographics, are widely used in text user interfaces to draw various frames and boxes. In graphical user interfaces these characters are much less useful, because it is much simpler to draw lines and rectangles directly with graphical APIs; besides, box drawing characters work only with fixed-width (monospaced) fonts. They are...
Georgian Letter He
The Georgian alphabet is the writing system used to write the Georgian language and other Kartvelian languages. “He” (ჱ) is sometimes called “ei” or “e-merve” (“eighth e”). As in Ancient Greek (Ηη, Ͱͱ, ēta), it holds the eighth place in the Georgian alphabet. The name and shapes of the letter in Asomtavruli ‹Ⴡ› and Nuskhuri ‹ⴡ› also resemble...
The three wise monkeys embody the proverbial principle to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil. - Wikipedia
Musical Symbol G Clef
When the G-clef is placed on the second line of the staff, it is called the treble clef. This is the most common clef used today, and the only G-clef still in use. For this reason, the terms G-clef and treble clef are often seen as synonymous. It was formerly also known as the violin clef. The treble clef was historically used to mark a treble, or pre-pubescent, voice part. - Wikipedia
Alchemical Symbol for Tutty
An oxide of zinc which collects on the sides of furnaces where copper or brass was smelted, and zinc sublimed. - Wikipedia
Cypriot Syllable Su
The Cypriot syllabary is a syllabic script used in Iron Age Cyprus, from ca. the 11th to the 4th centuries BCE, when it was replaced by the Greek alphabet. A pioneer of that change was king Evagoras of Salamis. It is descended from the Cypro-Minoan syllabary, in turn a variant or derivative of Linear A. - Wikipedia
Benzene is a colorless and highly flammable liquid with a sweet smell. Because it is a known carcinogen, its use as an additive in gasoline is now limited, but it is an important industrial solvent and precursor to basic industrial chemicals including drugs, plastics, synthetic rubber, and dyes. In 1865, the German chemist Friedrich August Kekulé suggested that the structure contained a...
Thaana Letter Ttaa
Thaana is the modern writing system of the Divehi language spoken in the Maldives. Thaana has characteristics of both an abugida (diacritic, vowel-killer strokes) and a true alphabet (all vowels are written), with consonants derived from indigenous and Arabic numerals, and vowels derived from the vowel diacritics of the Arabic abjad. Its orthography is largely phonemic. Thaana, like Arabic, is...
A three-dimensional geometric tolerance that controls how much a feature can deviate from a perfect cylinder. - Wiktionary
Electrical circuits may be connected to ground (earth) for several reasons. In mains powered equipment, exposed metal parts are connected to ground to prevent contact with a dangerous voltage if electrical insulation fails. Connections to ground limit the build-up of static electricity when handling flammable products or when repairing electronic devices. In some telegraph and power...
A syringe is a simple piston pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly in a tube. The plunger can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube (the barrel), allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a hypodermic needle, a nozzle, or tubing to help direct the flow into and...
Behavioral Issues in the Use of Interactive Systems, a 1976 research report by Lance A. Miller and John C. Thomas of IBM, noted that “It would be quite useful to permit users to ‘take back’ at least the immediately preceding command (by issuing some special ‘undo’ command).” The programmers at the Xerox PARC research center assigned the keyboard shortcut...
Hexagram for Work on the Decayed
Hexagram 18 is named ‘蠱’ (gŭ), “Correcting”. Other variations include “work on what has been spoiled (decay)”, decaying and “branch”. Its inner trigram is ☴ (巽 xùn) ground = (風) wind, and its outer trigram is ☶ (艮 gèn) bound = (山) mountain. - Wikipedia
Tibetan Symbol Dril Bu
The Ghanta (dril bu) is a Tibetan Buddhist ritual bell; it is always paired in Tantric rituals with the Dorje. The Ghanta represents feminine power, wisdom, receptiveness, and the voice of the Buddha. The base of the ghanta is always round, and the handle is always topped with a closed vajra (dorje). In the handle is a depiction of Prajnaparamita (“Perfect wisdom”), a symbolic representation of...
Beamed Eighth Notes
An eighth note is a musical note played for one eighth the duration of a whole note. When multiple eighth note are next to each other, the stems may be connected with a beam rather than a flag. - Wikipedia
Arabic-Indic Cube Root
The Arabic-Indic or Eastern Arabic numerals used with the Arabic alphabet developed primarily in what is now Iraq. The cube roots of a number x are the numbers y which satisfy the equation y3 = x. - Wikipedia
Skull and Crossbones
A skull and crossbones is a symbol consisting of a human skull and two long bones crossed together under the skull. It is generally used as a warning of danger, usually in regard to poisonous substances. It is, however, less common outside industrial usage than it once was. Apart from its negative marketing effect on environmentally conscious consumers, it may actually attract children due to...
Tamil Year Sign
The Tamil script is a script that is used to write the Tamil language as well as other minority languages such as Badaga, Irulas, and Paniya. With the use of diacritics to represent aspirated and voiced consonants not represented in the basic script, it is also used to write Saurashtra and, by Tamils, to write Sanskrit. - Wikipedia
Universal Recycling Symbol
Recycling is processing used materials (waste) into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for “conventional” waste disposal, and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to virgin...
OCR Customer Account Number
In the early days of computer optical character recognition, there was a need for a font that could be recognized by the computers of that day, and by humans. The resulting compromise was the OCR-A font, which used simple, thick strokes to form recognizable characters. The font is monospaced (fixed-width), with the printer required to place glyphs 0.254 cm (0.10 inch) apart, and the reader...
Old Italic Letter Esh
Old Italic refers to several now extinct alphabet systems used on the Italian Peninsula in ancient times for various Indo-European languages (predominantly Italic) and non-Indo-European (e.g. Etruscan) languages. The alphabets derive from the Euboean Greek Cumaean alphabet, used at Ischia and Cumae in the Bay of Naples in the eighth century BC. - Wikipedia
Double Circled Digit Seven
In the beginning, various Hindus wrote 7 more or less in one stroke as a curve that looks like an uppercase J vertically inverted. The western Ghubar Arabs’ main contribution was to make the longer line diagonal rather than straight, though they showed some tendencies to making the character more rectilinear. The eastern Arabs developed the character from a 6-look-alike into an uppercase...
Counting Rod Tens Digit Eight
Counting rods are small bars, typically 3–14 cm long, used by mathematicians for calculation in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. They are placed either horizontally or vertically to represent any number and any fraction. The written forms based on them are called rod numerals. They are a true positional numeral system with digits for 1-9 and later also for 0. - Wikipedia
Yi Radical Shop
For use in dictionary classification. - Wikipedia
If A and B are sets, then the relative complement of A in B, also known as the set-theoretic difference of B and A, is the set of elements in B, but not in A. The relative complement of A in B is denoted B ∖ A according to the ISO 31-11 standard (sometimes written B − A, but this notation is ambiguous, as in some contexts it can be interpreted as the set of all b − a, where b is taken from B...
Frivolous; Flippant; Capricious; Playful
Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim. Lacking respect or seriousness, showing levity; pert. Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner. Prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive. - Wiktionary
Roman Numeral Ten Thousand
Sometimes 500, usually D, was written as I followed by Ɔ, while 1,000, usually M, was written as CIƆ. Sometimes CIƆ was reduced to a lemniscate symbol (ↀ) for denoting 1,000. Similarly, 5,000 (IƆƆ) was reduced to ↁ; and 10,000 (CCIƆƆ) was reduced to ↂ.- Wikipedia
Latin Letter Ain
Phonetic scripts, such as the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) make use of letters from other writing systems: most notably Latin, Greek and Cyrillic. - Wikipedia
A watch is small timepiece, typical worn either on the wrist or attached on a chain and carried in a pocket, with wristwatches being the most common type of watch used today - Wikipedia
Braille Pattern Dots-12568
In Unicode the Braille characters are not defined into any script. That is, the patterns are available as symbols, without connection to an alphabetic letter or a number. This is because the same symbol can be used in multiple scripts, e.g. as a Latin character, a Vietnamese character, a Chinese character and a digit. The coding is in accordance with ISO/TR 11548-1 Communication aids for blind...
Mongolian Digit Six
Mongolian script was the first of many writing systems created for the Mongolian language and the most successful until the introduction of Cyrillic to Mongolia in 1946. With minor modification, the classic vertical script is used in Inner Mongolia to this day to write both Mongolian and the Evenki language. - Wikipedia
Presentation Form For Vertical Right White...
The presentation form for vertical right white lenticular brakcet[sic] is a compatibility character for GB 18030, the official character set of the People’s Republic of China. The misspelling of “bracket” in the character name is a known defect. The character is a vertical form of RIGHT WHITE LENTICULAR BRACKET (U+3017). - Unicode.org, Wikipedia
Bopomofo Letter An
Zhuyin Fuhao, often abbreviated zhuyin and colloquially called bopomofo, was introduced in the 1910s as the first official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese, especially Mandarin. Consisting of 37 characters and four tone marks, it transcribes all possible sounds in Mandarin. Despite being phased out on China in the 1950s, this system is still widely used as an educational tool and...
Tibetan Mark Gug Rtags Gyas
With ༺, a bracket. - Unicode.org
Deseret Capital Letter Es
The Deseret alphabet (𐐔𐐯𐑅𐐨𐑉𐐯𐐻) is a sound-based alphabet developed in the mid-19th century by the board of regents of the University of Deseret (later the University of Utah) under the direction of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. - Wikipedia