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|x|

Definition(s):

  The length (in bits) of the bit string x. For example, |01100100| = 8.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-106

  The absolute value of x.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 2 under │x│
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 [Superseded]