angle bracket

Noun

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Noun

**angle bracket** (*plural* angle brackets)

- Any of a number of angle-shaped brackets.
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*computing*) Either of the inequality signs < and >, when used as brackets in markup languages like HTML. - (
*typography, mathematics*) Either of a pair of symbols, ⟨ ⟩, used to enclose text in various technical contexts, and in mathematical formulas to denote an interval or a continuous parameter. - (
*typography*) Either of a pair of symbols, 〈 〉, used in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean punctuation. - (
*terminology*) Either of a pair of symbols, 〈 〉, used to enclose the name of the domain in which a concept and a term is used.

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- French: chevron
- German: spitze Klammer
- Italian: parentesi angolare, parentesi angolata
- Portuguese: parênteses angulares
- Russian: углова́я ско́бка
- Spanish: corchete angular or paréntesis angular

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