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What does "~" mean?

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What does "~" mean?
Hello, Thank you for using this service. I wish to introduce myself. I am a Research Librarian with 20+ years of experience.

The symbol you are interested is called a tilde and has a few meanings, both in Spanish as well as in mathematics:

From the Merriam Webster dictionary:

The tilde symbol also has meaning in terms of computer usage:
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