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Meaning of bracket

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a category falling within certain defined limits
      2: either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer
         programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
         [syn: {bracket}, {angle bracket}]
      3: either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose
         textual material [syn: {bracket}, {square bracket}]
      4: a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf) [syn:
         {bracket}, {wall bracket}]
      v 1: support with brackets; "bracket bookshelves"
      2: place into brackets; "Please bracket this remark" [syn:
         {bracket}, {bracket out}]
      3: classify or group

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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