What is the meaning of symbol in jQuery

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What does the $ sign in jQuery stand for?
Jun 15 in JQuery by gaurav
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$ sign is just a valid javascript identifier which is used as an alias for jQuery. Prototype, jQuery, and most javascript libraries use the $ as the primary base object (or function). Most of them also have a way to relinquish the $ so that it can be used with another library that uses it.

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