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06:40 Jul 12, 2001
Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]
Greek term or phrase: symbol
I've seen a symbol that looks like an 'equal' sign (=) with a wavy line above it (~).
Peter Evans
English translation:All wrong -----
Explanation:
the symbol you are looking for is not a Greek letter; it means "congruent with" (for example, used for circles, triangles and other geometrical shapes).

The symbol looks exactly like your description ("equal sign" with the wavy line on top).
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Summary of answers provided
nais congruent toIsodynamia
naAll wrong -----xxxeurotransl
na -1there's no way...
Mariana Le Gal
na -1ERROR ABOVE, the symbol is Π / π
Mariana Le Gal
na -1Π/ π
Mariana Le Gal


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Π/ π


Explanation:
the name of this symbol is 'pi' and it has a 'p' sound. It's used in math as well. Hope it helps you.


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Mariana Le Gal
France
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  xxxeurotransl: not a Gree letter
17 mins
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13 mins peer agreement (net): -1
ERROR ABOVE, the symbol is Π / π


Explanation:
something very weird happened and the signs changed...sorry

Mariana Le Gal
France
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

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disagree  xxxeurotransl: not Greek letter
13 mins
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17 mins peer agreement (net): -1
there's no way...


Explanation:
I can send it through mail. Write me and I'll reply with the answer.

Mariana Le Gal
France
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  xxxeurotransl: not a Greek letter
10 mins
  -> ok, I got it...my computer was not accepting it and besides, I thought the equal sign was vertical. Sorry, Werner!
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26 mins
All wrong -----


Explanation:
the symbol you are looking for is not a Greek letter; it means "congruent with" (for example, used for circles, triangles and other geometrical shapes).

The symbol looks exactly like your description ("equal sign" with the wavy line on top).

xxxeurotransl
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50 mins
is congruent to


Explanation:
The answer given by Werner is correct. But, you should be careful to see if it is an equal sign with a wavy line above it (is congruent to) or just one straight line with a wavy line above it (approximately equal to). You might also find approximately equal to with two wavy lines.

http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/math/table_measures/symbols1.h...


    Reference: http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/math/table_measures/symbols1.h...
Isodynamia
Greece
Local time: 14:11
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 280
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