Definition of curly bracket in English:

curly bracket

Line breaks: curly bracket


Another term for brace (sense 4) of the noun).
More example sentences
  • Kinds of brackets include: round brackets, parentheses; square brackets, brackets; brace brackets or less formally curly brackets; and angle brackets.
  • Instructions/tool-tips on how to use the template are surrounded by curly brackets again to distinguish them from characters that people are actually likely to utilise in the course of their annotations.
  • The word ‘inaudible’ began to appear in curly brackets.

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