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bracket 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈbrakit/,
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brackets, plural;
  1. Place (one or more people or things) in the same category or group
    • - he is sometimes bracketed with the “new wave” of film directors
  2. Enclose (words or figures) in brackets
    • - the relevant data are included as bracketed points
  3. Enclose (a complex expression) in brackets to denote that the whole of the expression rather than just a part of it has a particular relation, such as multiplication or division, to another expression

  4. Surround or enclose (someone or something) physically
    • - the lines of exhaustion bracketing his mouth
  5. Put (a belief or matter) aside temporarily
    • - he bracketed off the question of God
  6. Hold or attach (something) by means of a right-angled support
    • - pipes should be bracketed
  7. Establish the range of (a target) by firing two preliminary shots, one short of the target and the other beyond it

  8. Establish (the correct exposure) by taking several pictures with slightly more or less exposure

Noun
  1. Each of a pair of marks [ ] used to enclose words or figures so as to separate them from the context
    • - symbols are given in brackets
  2. A category of people or things that are similar or fall between specified limits
    • - those in a high income bracket
  3. A right-angled support attached to and projecting from a wall for holding a shelf, lamp, or other object

  4. A shelf fixed with such a support to a wall

  5. The distance between two artillery shots fired either side of the target to establish range


  1. support with brackets; "bracket bookshelves"
  2. a category falling within certain defined limits
  3. either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
  4. classify or group
  5. a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
  6. A bracket is an architectural member made of wood, stone, or metal that overhangs a wall to support or carry weight. It may also support a statue, the spring of an arch, a beam, or a shelf. Brackets are often in the form of scrolls, and can be carved, cast, or molded. ...
  7. Bracket is a punk rock band from Forestville, California, formed in 1992.
  8. In mathematics, various typographical forms of brackets are frequently used in mathematical notation such as parentheses , square brackets , curly brackets { }, and angle brackets . ...
  9. A bracket is the diagrammatic representation of the series of games played during a tournament, named as such because it appears to be a large number of interconnected (punctuational) brackets.
  10. "The Bracket" is the 14th episode in the third season of the television series How I Met Your Mother and 58th overall. It originally aired on March 31, 2008.
  11. A fixture attached to a wall to hold up a shelf; Any intermediate object that connects a smaller part to a larger part, the smaller part typically projecting sideways from the larger part; Generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", and, in the area of computer languages, "<", ">"; "(" and ...
  12. (Brackets) Also referred to as stringers brackets. Decorative pieces fastened to the outside of a stringer.
  13. Brackets are the “Braces” or small attachments that are bonded directly to the tooth surface. The brackets are the part of your braces to which the dentist or assistant attaches the arch wire.  Occasionally, a bracket may come loose and become an irritation to your mouth. ...
  14. (Brackets) Ornamental supports, usually of wood or pressed metal which appear at the cornice line of a building.  They may be incised into a scrolled pattern or be more simply molded and are common to all Italianate style buildings, but often appear with other styles as well.
  15. (Brackets) are punctuation marks used in pairs to set apart or interject text within other text. With respect to computer science, the term is sometimes said to only strictly apply to the square or box type. ...
  16. (brackets) ( [ ] ) symbols used to close parenthetical material within parentheses, to enclose words inserted into a quotation, and around the word sic to show that an error in quotation was made by the original writer or speaker.
  17. (Brackets) The tiny metal, ceramic or clear brackets that are affixed to each individual tooth on the arch.
  18. (BRACKETS) On the small bands we place on your teeth are these little attachments which are welded or soldered to the band. These are the activating parts of your braces.
  19. (BRACKETS) Ornamental pieces used on the skirt boards and stair stringers. Several different variations exist from carved to scroll.
  20. (Brackets ([ ])) are used to insert words in quoted matter, for explanatory, correctionary, or commentary reasons.
  21. (Brackets) (Parentheses) are used to indicate the order in which a mathematical operation is carried out.
  22. (Brackets) A projection from a structure, supporting or strengthening a load above it. May be added as an ornament with no other purpose.
  23. (Brackets) Curved or square punctuation marks enclosing words inserted into a text
  24. (Brackets) Fittings used to hold blinds in position, attached to wall or window frame. Can sit on top, face or side of fitting.
  25. (Brackets) Made of stainless steel or clear or tooth-colored ceramic or plastic, brackets are bonded to the front of each tooth. Ceramic or plastic brackets are often selected for cosmetic reasons. Plastic brackets, however, may become stained and discolored by the end of treatment. ...