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bracketing

[ brak-i-ting ]

noun

  1. a series of brackets.
  2. framework for supporting a cove, cornice, plaster ceiling ornament, etc.


bracketing

/ ˈbrækɪtɪŋ /

noun

  1. a set of brackets
  2. photog a technique in which a series of test pictures are taken at different exposure levels in order to obtain the optimum exposure


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bracketing1

First recorded in 1815–25; bracket + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

Night Mode, for example, is an automatic bracketing feature that helps you nail low-light images.

"Saucy kippers," she called them both, bracketing King Charles with the roving Samuel.

Very few insignia include the maker's name or initials, but when they do, bracketing within a definite period is relatively easy.

They held grimly to the course of the Earth ship, bracketing it like an official guard.

It tapered up into bracketing ears, supporting gingery eaves.

There was a pause before Craig Tau looked out, deep lines of weariness bracketing his mouth, etched between his eyes.

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