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  1. Obelus is a Seattle-based live electronica duo consisting of Adam Pessl and Jason Goessl.
  2. Obelus is a live electronic experimental duo who refuse to use any pre-recorded sequences.
  3. Obelus, a Seattle duo performing cutting-edge, bent electronic soundscapes in an improvised, live, organic setting.
  4. The obelus was first used as a symbol for division in 1659 in the algebra book Teutsche Algebra by Johann Rahn.
  5. An obelus is a sort of dash mark, or division sign (a dash with a dot above and below), used to mark passages in a text that are doubtful or corrupt.

Symbol

  1. The obelus was first used as a symbol for division in 1659 in the algebra book Teutsche Algebra by Johann Rahn.

Obelus

  1. It is also called an obelus or obelos, from a Greek word meaning "roasting spit" or "needle", or obelisk, its diminutive (see obelisk).
  2. The word "obelus" comes from the Greek word for a sharpened stick, spit, or pointed pillar.
  3. The word " obelus " is also an alternative name for the dagger (†) symbol.

Categories

  1. Greek Word Meaning
  2. Obelisk
  3. Dagger
  4. Culture > Traditions > Folklore > Diminutive
  5. Spit
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