Definitions

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  • n. The percent; portion of a total of 100.
  • n. Used as a wildcard, to stand for zero or more characters.
  • n. Used as the symbol for the modulus, placed between two numbers, to get the remainder of the division of those numbers.

Etymologies

From o/c, from No/c, an abbreviation of Italian numero per cento "number per hundred". (Wiktionary)

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