The following print symbols are represented in braille by letters.
|Print Symbol||Braille Equivalent||Meaning|
|'||minute(s) (angular and time)|
|"||second(s) (angular and time)|
|# (when following a number)||pound(s)(weight)|
|# (when preceding a number)||number|
When a print symbol that is represented in braille by a letter abbreviation immediately follows a number or letter, a letter sign is inserted before the abbreviation. Examples:
The 100# bag was carried 30'.
If the engine heats at 34o C. per min., after 1 hr. it will reach Xo. (Answer in ¶3.)
When a print symbol immediately precedes a number, in braille no space is left between the letter abbreviation and the number. Example:
Train No. 61 will be coming in on track #2.
In order to make a clear distinction between a symbol that is represented in braille by letters and a letter that immediately follows it, a letter sign is placed before the letters of the symbol and before the following letter. Examples: