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Three slashes

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Three slashes.

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Three slashes

What3words.com geolocation

The company What3words.com has labeled every 3m x 3m square of the earth's surface in multiple languages. This symbol indicates a three-word identifier of one of those squares.

For example, ///sustaining.increasingly.tank indicates the exact place on earth where this is being written.

The company's app couples these identifiers with GPS to assist emergency services, outdoors recreation and general use. These three words can be used to completely replace a street address.


Category: Websites.

Three slashes is part of the Punctuation group.

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Punctuation marks are symbols that indicate the structure and organization of written language, as well as intonation and pauses to be observed when reading aloud. In written English, punctuation is… read more »

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