percent sign


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Synonyms for percent sign

a sign ('%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100

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Percent means hundredths, so the decimal is moved two places to the right when the percent sign is used.
It's the one with no dollar sign or percent sign attached, and it's the one that can make or break a hospital's success in its own community.
a line that begins with a percent sign contains an identifying term followed by arbitrary text.
69 percent sign up because they help prevent missing payment due dates.
Many existing texts have encoding within them which is not documented and, if the exact source is not known, it may be impossible to identify, for example, what a group of percent signs in the middle of a text may mean.