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The circled dot, circumpunct, or circle with a point at its centre is an ancient symbol. It can represent:

Solar systemSolar symbol used to represent the Sun
The sun / Gold (Alchemical symbols)
The sun / Ra (Egyptian hieroglyphs)
The sun / a day (Chinese oracle script, the modern character being 日)Religion and philosophyKeter (Kabbalah)
Spirit (Ojibwa)
MonismLanguage and linguistics
Bilabial clicks ʘ (International Phonetic Alphabet) (Unicode IPA Extensions)
Hwair (Gothic alphabet) (Unicode Gothic)
Berber languages ⵙ ( Tifinagh Alphabet ) (Unicode Tifinagh)
Tha (Brāhmī script) (Unicode Brahmi)
Eye (Blissymbols)
Fisheye ◉ (Unicode Geometric Shapes)
Circled dot operator ⊙ (which represents the XNOR gate; Unicode Mathematical Operators), and n-ary circled dot operator ⨀ (Unicode Supplemental Mathematical Operators)
A brief contact (brush) of the signing hand in SignWriting
An indication of selected choice of radio buttonsOther usesA nazar is a circled-dot-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye
Center of pressure
Mensuration sign for 9/8 meter (Unicode Musical Symbols)
Used, or cancelled, stamp (philately)
The trademark of the Target Corporation
As a symbol of the phallus or nature's generative principle and of an Entered Apprentice Freemason
City centre (European road-signs)
End of trail / End of the game. Gone home. (scouting)
The Symbol of "Waterhole" in the Australian Aboroginies Symbol resembles the Circumpunct
In Germany it is symbol for a "Gestempelte Briefmarke" (canceled stamp), while a star means "postfrisch" (mint Stamp)
In geometry, it is often the symbol for a circle
In physics, it can be used to denote a vector facing out of the page
In mathematics, especially in literature related to machine learning, it is used to denote element-wise multiplication

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