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EtymologyEdit

Blend of ampersand +‎ at.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæm.pə.sæt/, /ˈæmp.ə.zæt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæm.pɚ.sæt/, /ˈæmp.ɚ.zæt/

NounEdit

ampersat (plural ampersats)

  1. The at sign (@).
    • 1996, David Bown, "bits & bytes", The Independent, Monday 05 February 1996
      Tim Nott asked what the @, the hub of the e-mail address, should be called{...}. Tim Gowens offered the highly logical 'ampersat'".
    • 2000, Wankyu Choi, Allan Kent, Chris Lea, Beginning PHP4, page 249
      [] there are users out there on the Internet right now who think that they possess an e-mail address containing neither an at-sign (@ often known as an "ampersat") nor a domain name.

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NounEdit

ampersat m

  1. (physics) ampere-hour