bracketing

[ brak-i-ting ]
/ ˈbræk ɪ tɪŋ /

noun

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

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Origin of bracketing

First recorded in 1815–25; bracket + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for bracketing

bracketing
/ (ˈbrækɪtɪŋ) /

noun

a set of brackets
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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