1.(Arch.) An architectural member, plain or ornamental, projecting from a wall or pier, to support weight falling outside of the same; also, a decorative feature seeming to discharge such an office.
2.(Engin. & Mech.) A piece or combination of pieces, usually triangular in general shape, projecting from, or fastened to, a wall, or other surface, to support heavy bodies or to strengthen angles.
3.(Naut.) A shot, crooked timber, resembling a knee, used as a support.
4.(Mil.) The cheek or side of an ordnance carriage.
5.(Print.) One of two characters [], used to inclose a reference, explanation, or note, or a part to be excluded from a sentence, to indicate an interpolation, to rectify a mistake, or to supply an omission, and for certain other purposes; - called also crotchet.
6.A gas fixture or lamp holder projecting from the face of a wall, column, or the like.
7.(Gunnery) A figure determined by firing a projectile beyond a target and another short of it, as a basis for ascertaining the proper elevation of the piece; - only used in the phrase, to establish a bracket. After the bracket is established shots are fired with intermediate elevations until the exact range is obtained. In the United States navy it is called fork.
Bracket light
a gas fixture or a lamp attached to a wall, column, etc.
v. t.1.To place within brackets; to connect by brackets; to furnish with brackets.
[imp. & p. p. Bracketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bracketing]
2.(Gunnery) To shoot so as to establish a bracket for (an object).
Noun1.bracket - a category falling within certain defined limits
2.bracket - either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material
Synonyms: square bracket
3.bracket - either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') sometimes used to enclose textual material
Synonyms: angle bracket
4.bracket - an L-shaped support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
Verb1.bracket - support with brackets; "bracket bookshelves"
2.bracket - place into brackets; "Please bracket this remark"
Synonyms: bracket out
3.bracket - classify or group
(character)bracket - (Or square bracket) A left bracket or right bracket.

Often used loosely for parentheses, square brackets, braces, angle brackets, or any other kind of unequal paired delimiters.
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bracket abstraction
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Bracket light
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