Definition of angle bracket in English:

angle bracket

Syllabification: an·gle brack·et


  • 1Either of a pair of marks in the form < >, used to enclose words or figures so as to separate them from their context.
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    • The program then generates highly detailed RDF metadata without the author having seen a single angle bracket.
    • Transcriptions from Newton's manuscripts represent deletions as strike-outs and insertions are enclosed within angle brackets.
    • The last line is a prompt with the command number (incrementing as you enter more commands) and angle brackets, where the number of angle brackets signifies nested commands.

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