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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brack·et /ˈbrækət/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 封包; 中括弧; 支架; 括組

From: Network Terminology

 括號 支架

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brack·et n.
 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.
 Note:This is the more general word. See Brace, Cantalever, Console, Corbel, Strut.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brack·et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bracketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bracketing]
 1. To place within brackets; to connect by brackets; to furnish with brackets.
 2. Gunnery To shoot so as to establish a bracket for (an object).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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