What is bracket?

  • (noun): An L-shaped support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf).
    See also — Additional definitions below


Brackets are tall punctuation marks used in matched pairs within text, to set apart or interject other text. Used unqualified, brackets refer to different types of brackets in different parts of the world and in different contexts.

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Some articles on bracket:

Bracket - Usage - Sports
... Tournament brackets, the diagrammatic representation of the series of games played during a tournament usually leading to a single winner, are so named for ...
Classification of Compulsory Figures
... Circle Eight Serpentine Three Double Three Loop Bracket Rocker Counter One Foot Eight Change Three Change Double Three Change Loop Change Bracket Paragraph Three Paragraph Double Three Paragraph Loop ...
1991 College World Series
... year the 8 qualifying teams were split into two double elimination brackets of 4 teams each (the 1,8,4, and 5 seeds in one bracket, with the 2,3,6, and 7 seeds in the other), with the winners of ... Previously, all 8 teams were in one double elimination bracket ... In 2003, the dual bracket format was kept in place, but the final series between the two bracket winners was made a best 2 out of 3 series ...
Frölicher–Nijenhuis Bracket - Applications
... Nijenhuis tensor of an almost complex structure J, is the Frölicher–Nijenhuis bracket of J with itself ... With the Frölicher–Nijenhuis bracket it is possible to define the curvature and cocurvature of a vector-valued 1-form which is a projection ... common generalization of the Schouten–Nijenhuis bracket and the Frölicher–Nijenhuis bracket for details see the article on the Schouten–Nijenhuis bracket ...

More definitions of "bracket":

  • (noun): Either of two punctuation marks ('< ' or '> ') sometimes used to enclose textual material.
    Synonyms: angle bracket
  • (verb): Place into brackets.
    Example: "Please bracket this remark"
    Synonyms: bracket out
  • (verb): Classify or group.
  • (verb): Support with brackets.
    Example: "Bracket bookshelves"
  • (noun): A category falling within certain defined limits.
  • (noun): Either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material.
    Synonyms: square bracket