double prime

double prime


Definition of DOUBLE PRIME

:  the symbol ″ used to distinguish arbitrary characters (as a, a′, and a″), to indicate a specific unit (as inches), or to indicate the second derivative of a function (as p″ or f″(x)) — compare prime 7

First Known Use of DOUBLE PRIME



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