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I want to know what this symbol is ''~'' what is it called ~

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This symbol "~" is called a "tilde" or sometimes a "swung dash".

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A character ( ~ ) found on computer keyboards that is generally below the escape, or ESC key and on the same key as the back quote that is similar to a squiggly line. Below are a few examples of how the tilde is used.

  1. Shorten long file names in Microsoft Windows 95 above. For example, changing the Program Files directory to Progra~1.
  2. Access the console in programs and games.
  3. Get to the home directory on a Linux computer (for example: cd ~).

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