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square bracket

noun
1.
bracket (def 3).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for square brackets

square bracket

noun
1.
either of a pair of characters [ ], used to enclose a section of writing or printing to separate it from the main text
2.
Also called bracket. either of these characters used as a sign of aggregation in mathematical or logical expressions indicating that the expression contained in the brackets is to be evaluated first and treated as a unit in the evaluation of the whole
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