angle bracket


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. angl.,
  2. anglaise,
  3. angle,
  4. angle bar,
  5. angle board,
  6. angle cleat,
  7. angle iron,
  8. angle of advance,
  9. angle of anomaly,
  10. angle of attack

Origin of angle bracket

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for angle bracket

angle bracket

noun

either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and >
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