pi character

pi character

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing any special character, such as an accent or mathematical symbol, which is not normally obtained in a standard type fount
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When I was asked to speak his eulogy in Philadelphia, I chose words from the greatest mystery novelist of them all, Raymond Chandler, on his PI character, Philip Marlowe:
All mark-up information, including various attention-getters and Pi characters are transferrable.