bracket

  1. a category falling within certain defined limits
  2. either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material
  3. either of two punctuation marks (< or >) used to enclose textual material
  4. an L-shaped support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)

Bracket

==History== Chevrons were the earliest type of bracket to appear in written English. Desiderius Erasmus coined the term lunula to refer to the rounded parentheses , recalling the shape of the crescent moon. ==Terminology and names for various symbols== The characters ‹ › and « », known as guillemets or angular quote brackets, are actually qu...
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Bracket

• (n.) The cheek or side of an ordnance carriage. • (n.) A gas fixture or lamp holder projecting from the face of a wall, column, or the like. • (v. t.) To place within brackets; to connect by brackets; to furnish with brackets. • (n.) A shot, crooked timber, resembling a knee, used as a support. • (n.) A piece or combinati...
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bracket

<dentistry> A metal or ceramic part that is glued onto a tooth and serves as a means of fastening the arch wire. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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bracket

(brak´әt) a support projecting from the main structure. a small metal attachment welded or soldered to an orthodontic band or attached directly to the teeth, for fastening the arch wire to the band or tooth. Called also orthodontic bracket.
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bracket

(from the article `formal logic`) Brackets are used to indicate grouping; they make it possible to distinguish, for example, between ( ) (`both and either--or-`) and ( ) ...
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Bracket

* Corbel.
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bracket

noun either of two punctuation marks (`<` or `>`) used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
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bracket

square bracket noun either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material
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Bracket

[architecture] A bracket is an architectural element: a structural or decorative member. They can be made of wood, stone, or metal — that projects from a wall, usually to carry weight and sometimes to `...strengthen an angle`. A corbel and console are types of brackets. ==Uses== Brackets can support many architectural items, including a w...
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Bracket

[mathematics] Historically, other notations, such as the vinculum, were similarly used for grouping; in present-day use, these notations all have specific meanings. The earliest use of brackets to indicate aggregation (i.e. grouping) was suggested in 1608 by Christopher Clavius and in 1629 by Albert Girard. In the Z formal specification lan...
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Bracket

[tournament] A bracket is a tree diagram that represents the series of games played during a tournament, named as such because it appears to be a large number of interconnected (punctuational) brackets. There are several kinds of brackets, adapted to different types of tournaments. The most common are: The `art` of filling in brackets, espe...
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Bracket

Brack'et noun [ Confer OF. braguette codpiece, French brayette , Spanish bragueta , also a projecting mold in architecture; dim. from Latin bracae breeches; confer also, Old French bracon beam, prop, support; of unknown origin. Confer Breeches .] 1.
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Bracket

Brack'et transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bracketed ; present participle & verbal noun Bracketing ] To place within brackets; to connect by brackets; to furnish with brackets.
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Bracket

A horizontally projecting support. See also: Cantilever Beam.
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bracket

a piece of supporting stone
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Bracket

A projecting angled or curved form used as a support, found in conjunction with balconies, lintels, pediments, cornices, etc.
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Bracket

A projecting angled or curved form used as a support, found in conjunction with balconies, lintels, pediments, cornices, etc.
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Bracket

A projection from a vertical surface that provides structural and/or visual support for overhanging elements such as cornices, balconies, and eaves.
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bracket

a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material
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bracket

a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material
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bracket

a small fitting attached to the outside of a building, or to any other construction
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Bracket

A structural support attached to a column or wall on which to fasten another structural member.
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Bracket

A term signifying the extent an underwriter's commitment in a new issue, e.g., major bracket or minor bracket.
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Bracket

A term signifying the extent of an underwriter's commitment in a new issue, e.g., major bracket or m
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