Does anyone know what this step between the two lines mean? Squigle

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    \$\begingroup\$ Looks like a 'break' signal to indicate a longer length cable. \$\endgroup\$
    – Voltage Spike
    Sep 26, 2019 at 19:40

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This could indicate a twisted pair. I have personally used a similar symbol for that and also some websites agree with this, such as this one

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It also looks like SolidWorks Electrical has this symbol for this purpose too: enter image description here (the image is taken from this forum)

It doesn't seem to be standardized, so we see many variations.

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    \$\begingroup\$ "It doesn't seem to be standardized, so we see many variations." That's the great thing about standards. There are so many to choose from. -MAXIM Integrated. \$\endgroup\$
    – Steve
    Sep 26, 2019 at 22:39

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