angle bracket

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angle bracket (plural angle brackets)

  1. Any of a number of angle-shaped 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, ⟨ ⟩, used to enclose text in various technical contexts, and in mathematical formulas to denote an interval or a continuous parameter.
    3. (typography) Either of a pair of symbols, 〈 〉, used in Chinese and Korean punctuation.


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


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