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What is the meaning of the power symbol?
short by Sanira Mediratta / on Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
The power button resembles a small circle with a vertical line. The universal symbol is believed to have originated when the term 'On and Off' was replaced by numbers 1 and 0. The numbers were derived from the binary system, in which 1 stands for power and 0 indicates power off. The numbers were later merged to form the symbol.
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