• IPA: /ˈtɪldə/, /ˈtɪldi/

tilde (plural tildes)

  1. The grapheme of character ~.
    1. A diacritical mark (˜) placed above a letter to modify its pronunciation, such as by palatalization in Spanish words or nasalization in Portuguese words.
    2. A punctuation mark that indicates range (from a number to another number).
    3. May be used to represent approximation (mathematics).
  2. (logic) The character used to represent negation, usually ~ or ¬.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • German: Tilde
  • Portuguese: til
  • Russian: ти́льда
  • Spanish: tilde

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