# Re: [NTG-context] Symbol join of \ll and equal

Joel C. Salomon wrote:
> Xan wrote:
>> I just want to know if there is a symbol that join \ll and = like \leq
>> joins < and =. If not, it's possible to "make" that symbol (that has <<
>> in upper and - in bottom; like \leq but with two <<)?
>
> No doubt you _could_ define such a symbol, but what is the meaning of
> it?  The statement “a ≪ b” means a is _much_ less than b; i.e., not
> anywhere near b, let alone _equal_ to b.

B.T.W., I don’t see this in the Comprehensive LᴬTᴇX Symbol List, but
there is Unicode character U+2AA3 [⪣] “Double Nested Less-Than with
Underbar”.

—Joel Salomon

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