angle bracket

noun
one of two marks < or > used in printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, etc.

Origin:
1955–60

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angle bracket
 
n
either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and >

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angle bracket definition

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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Example sentences
Secure the studded angle bracket to the structure behind the brick façade vi.
However, a simple right angle bracket permits mounting them from a horizontal
  surface such as the bottom slab of a box girder.
The top rail of the stationary panel is secured to the frame with an angle
  bracket and screws.
Location elements are added following an angle bracket.
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