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 for vertical bar
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  vertical bar
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      The character "|", ASCII code 124.
  
     Common names: bar; or; or-bar; v-bar; pipe; vertical bar.
     Rare: ITU-T: vertical line; gozinta; thru; pipesinta;
     INTERCAL: spike.
  
     "Pipe", "gozinta", "thru" and "pipesinta" refer to the use of
     "|" in Unix shells to create a pipe.
  
     Some keyboards show both a solid vertical bar (code 124) and a
     broken vertical bar (code 166).
  
     [Does anyone call either kind of vertical bar "{pling"?
     Other codes?]
  
     (1998-09-20)
  

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