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Squee; emphasized lighthearted happiness.

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Around/Estimate

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demark a subscriber's disc space: ...net/~joeblow

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denote a temporary file: ~$Normal.dot

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denotes missing characters: WATERF~L.BMP

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The tilde () ˜ or ~, is a grapheme with several uses. The name of the character came into English from Spanish, which in turn came from the Latin titulus, meaning "title" or "superscription". Its primary use is as a diacritic (accent) in combination with a base letter; but for historical reasons, it is also used in standalone form within a variety of contexts.

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