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“↔” meaning: left-right arrow Emoji

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  • 5.1+

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  • 4.3+

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  • 8.0+

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↔Meaning and Description

The "↔" emoji represents a bidirectional horizontal arrow. It is a simple symbol used to indicate movement or direction in both left and right directions, or to represent a two-way or back-and-forth movement.

Visually, the emoji consists of a horizontal arrow pointing to the left and another pointing to the right, connected by a straight line in the middle. Some platforms opt to exhibit the arrows in isolation, while others underscore them by setting them on a blue square or circle.

The "↔" emoji, a symbol for a horizontal bidirectional arrow, typically signifies both left and right movement or direction. It's especially useful in situations where it's crucial to illustrate the ability to move or transition in both directions.

In addition, this emoji serves as a metaphor for alternation or oscillation. And on social media, this emoji can be used to indicate that something can go both ways, or to represent reversible actions or decisions. It can also be used metaphorically to symbolize finding a middle ground or striking a balance between two opposing ideas or options.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol ↔ is left-right arrow, it is related to arrow, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "↩️ arrow".

The current ↔ is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ↔️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ↔︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

🔸 ↔ (2194) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

↔ (2194) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ↔️ (2194 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: ↔ If and only if
In logic and related fields such as mathematics and philosophy, if and only if (shortened as iff) is a biconditional logical connective between statements, where either both statements are true or both are false. The connective is biconditional (a statement of material equivalence), and can be likened to the standard material conditional ("only if", equal to "if ... then") combined with its reverse ("if"); hence the name. The result is that the truth of either one of the connected statements requires the truth of the other (i.e. either both statements are true, or both are false), though it is controversial whether the connective thus defined is properly rendered by the English "if and only if"—with its pre-existing meaning. For example, P if and only if Q means that the only case in which P is true is if Q is also true, whereas in the case of P if Q, there could be other scenarios where P is true and Q is false. In writing, phrases commonly used as alternatives to P "if and only if" Q include: Q is necessary and sufficient for P, P is equivalent (or materially equivalent) to Q (compare with material implication), P precisely if Q, P precisely (or exactly) when Q, P exactly in case Q, and P just in case Q. Some authors regard "iff" as unsuitable in formal writing; others consider it a "borderline case" and tolerate its use.In logical formulae, logical symbols, such as ↔ {\displaystyle \leftrightarrow } and ⇔ {\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow } , are used instead of these phrases; see § Notation below. 🔗 If and only if
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↔Examples and Usage

🔸 After receiving a reply from the idol's message, I sent a Weibo excitedly: "Ah, the love between us and our idol is two-way ↔
🔸 Instructions: click on the thumbnails to see a larger image, then use the left-right arrow ↔ keys to scroll through the slideshow.

🔸 ↔ (2194) + emoji style (FE0F) = ↔️ (2194 FE0F)
🔸 ↔ (2194) + text style (FE0E) = ↔︎ (2194 FE0E)

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↔Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2018-09-16 - 2023-09-10
Update Time: 2023-09-16 17:09:29 UTC
↔and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2018 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2020, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

↔Basic Information

Emoji: ↔
Shortname: left-right arrow
Known as: Horizontal Arrows | Sideways Arrows
Codepoint: U+2194 Copy
Decimal: ALT+8596
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ↩️ arrow
Keywords: arrow | left-right arrow

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