# Miscellaneous symbols in LaTeX

**Miscellaneous symbols** in LaTex are used for various purposes at various places and may have different meanings depending upon the situation. These symbols are not available to write directly from any input device and hence can be written using LaTex codes.

**Some miscellaneous symbols and their LaTeX Codes :**

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TERM | SYMBOL | LATEX |
---|---|---|

Infinity | \infty | |

Proportional to | \propto | |

Variable sized proportional to | \varpropto | |

Bowtie | \bowtie | |

Left multiply | \ltimes | |

Right multiply | \rtimes | |

Perpendicular | \perp | |

Wedge | \wedge | |

Bar wedge | \barwedge | |

Double bar wedge | \doublebarwedge | |

Therefore | \therefore | |

Plus with a dot | \dotplus | |

Pitch fork | \pitchfork | |

Vee | \vee | |

Vee bar | \veebar | |

Because | \because | |

Diagonal down | \diagdown | |

Diagonal up | \diagup | |

Three times left | \leftthreetimes | |

Three times right | \rthreetimes | |

Curly wedge | \curlywedge | |

Between | \between | |

Measured angle | \meeasuredangle | |

Spherical angle | \sphericalangle | |

Circle | \circ | |

Bullet | \bullet | |

Square dot | \centerdot | |

Vertical dots | \vdots | |

Diagonal dots | \ddots | |

Circle within a circle | \circledcirc | |

Diamond suit | \diamondsuit | |

Club suit | \clubsuit | |

Heart suit | \heartsuit | |

Spade suit | \spadesuit | |

Square | \square | |

Black square | \blacksquare | |

Asterisk | \ast | |

Star | \star | |

Big star | \bigstar |