Created on Feb. 11, 2013, 12:51 a.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 4:39 p.m.

A Symbol represents an idea, a process or a physical Entity. Symbols are there to communicate Meaning. Characters represent the letters in the alphabet and numerals are symbols of numbers. Symbols can represent multiple entities. 4 Letters ACGT are used to to symbolize the four nucleotides of the genetic code, while 20 letters (including the 4 mentioned before) are used the represent individual amino acids. Several Symbols can represent the same meaning too. For example, amino acids can also be symbolized by a three letter code or by their trivial or chemical names.


Tags: emblem, character, ensign, mark, token, sing, badge
Categories: News
Parent: Semantic

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Symbol -symbolizes-> Concept
Symbol -stands for-> Object

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