Wavy Dash

Some articles on wavy, dash, wavy dash:

Chinese Punctuation - Other Punctuation Marks - Punctuations
... ﹏﹏﹏ (wavy underline) is also used as title marks ... Em dash ( —— ) Similarly, the em dash is written so that it occupies the space of two characters in the center of the line ... Chinese dash is 破折号 (pinyin pòzhéhào) ...
Tilde - Punctuation - Range
... In some languages (though not English), a tilde-like wavy dash may be used as punctuation (instead of an unspaced hyphen or en-dash) between two numbers ... Chinese uses the wavy dash and full-width em dash interchangeably for this purpose ... and model numbers in electronics but rarely in formal grammar or type-set documents, as a wavy dash preceding a number sometimes represents an approximation (see the ...

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