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angle bracket

noun
1.
one of two marks < or > used in printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, etc.
Origin of angle bracket
1955-1960
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for angle bracket

angle bracket

noun
1.
either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and >
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angle bracket in Technology

character
Either of the characters "<" (less-than, ASCII 60) and ">" (greater-than, ASCII 62). Typographers in the Real World use angle brackets which are either taller and slimmer (the ISO "Bra" and "Ket" characters), or significantly smaller (single or double guillemets) than the less-than and greater-than signs.
See broket.
(1995-11-24)

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