What does   mean?
Answer: When browsing the web, you may occasionally run into pages that have somwhere in their text. You may even see mutiple  's grouped toegether. Admittedly, this looks pretty odd, but there is a good explanation for it.
NBSP stands for "No-break space." In HTML, the language Web pages are created with, a space is read the same as two, ten, or one hundred spaces. So if you want to put more than one space between two words or two objects on a Web page, you need to use a no-break space.
The HTML code for a no-break space is . So to make "this phrase" turn into "this phrase," several  's need to be inserted between "this" and "phrase" in the HTML.
Sometimes, the HTML on a Web page is written incorrectly, or no-break spaces are not supported by a certain website, such as a public discussion board. In these cases, you will sometimes see the actual   code instead of the extra white space you should be seeing.
Entered: August 18, 2005 – by Per Christensson
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