angle bracket


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angle bracket

[′aŋ·gəl ‚brak·ət]
(architecture)
A bracket used in an angle or corner of a molded cornice.
(graphic arts)
Either of a pair of marks 〈〉 enclosing a mutilated passage or the explanation of an abbreviation in a text, or to enclose quotations or illustrations in a reference work. Also known as broken bracket; pointed bracket.

Angle bracket

A bracket at an inside corner of a cornice; usually presenting two perpendicular decorative sides.

angle bracket

A projecting bracket which is not at right angles to the wall.

angle bracket

(character)
Either of the characters "<" (less-than, ASCII 60) and ">" (greater-than, ASCII 62). Typographers in the Real World use angle brackets which are either taller and slimmer (the ISO "Bra" and "Ket" characters), or significantly smaller (single or double guillemets) than the less-than and greater-than signs.

See broket.
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Jali sells a big range of MDF decorative pelmets from waves to drop arches that you can cut to length with a handsaw and fix with small metal right angle brackets.
The CADDY AFAB Series angle brackets offer an easy and stable method for installing J-Hooks to threaded rod or directly to a structure.
The Caddy CPNA Pin Driven Angle Brackets come equipped with time-saving attachments to make the installation of drop wires for T-bars, ceilings, trapezes and electrical raceways easier.
To fix the pelmet, attach angle brackets about two feet apart.
Finally, fit two angle brackets to the underside of the top piece of wood and screw into the wall, using a spirit level to keep you on the straight and narrow.
Since she didn't want to damage the headboard of the couple's new pine bed, Alexis attached the bedhead with plastic straps, while two angle brackets held the pelmet firmly in place.