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 for back quote
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  back quote
  backtick
  
      "`" ASCII code 96.  Common names: left quote;
     left single quote; open quote; ITU-T: grave accent; grave.
     Rare: backprime; INTERCAL: backspark; unapostrophe; birk;
     blugle; back tick; back glitch; push; ITU-T: opening single
     quotation mark; quasiquote.
  
     Back quote is used in Unix shells to invoke command
     substitution.
  
     (1996-11-26)
  

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