angle bracket

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angle bracket (plural angle brackets)

  1. (computing) Either of the inequality signs < and >, when used as brackets in markup languages like HTML.
  2. (typography, mathematics) Either of a pair of symbols, ⟨ and ⟩, used to enclose text in various technical contexts, and in mathematical formulas to denote an interval or a continuous parameter.

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  • (computing): wicket
  • (Typographic and mathematical symbols): chevrons

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