Square with Orthogonal Crosshatch Fill ▦
This symbol is used in social media, pictograms, rebuses, and riddles, as well as in textual graphics.
In social media, the dashed square can be placed at the beginning and end of a pseudonym, group name, or community. This way, it will emphasize the group name or username.
As a pictogram, this square can represent “cell” or “prison” since it visually resembles bars. It can also carry the same meaning when used in a rebus or riddle.
Finally, the square with a rectangular pattern is used in textual graphics to create drawings and style articles and posts on websites and social media platforms.
The symbol “Square with Orthogonal Crosshatch Fill” is included in the “Geometric shapes” Subblock of the “Geometric Shapes” Block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.
quadrature, geometry, shape.
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