Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OF. braguette, codpiece, F. brayette, Sp. bragueta, also a projecting mold in architecture; dim. fr. L. bracae, breeches; cf. also, OF. bracon, beam, prop, support; of unknown origin. Cf. Breeches
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
used to enclose one or more words: one of the side pieces of a gun-carriage, supporting the trunnions.—v.t. to support by brackets: to enclose by brackets: to group two names, as in an honour list, implying equality. [Fr. braguette; Sp. bragueta—L. braca, bracæ, breeches.
In literature:
Fifteen of the uncials (including AD), and every known cursive, besides all the Latin and all the Syriac copies recognize the bracketed words.
"The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels" by John Burgon
Stands of flowers encircled three sides, and a lamp stood out from the walls in a bracket.
"The Fortunes of the Farrells" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
And on a bracket, under a glass case, there was a common pewter quart pot, which the doctor would not have exchanged for a vase of gold.
"Dr. Jolliffe's Boys" by Lewis Hough
Over its head was the gas-bracket and the bell-knob.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
Hatton Garden is a wide thoroughfare with some modern offices and many older houses, with bracketed doorways and carved woodwork.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
The words in brackets are conjectural, the stone at that point being much corroded.
"Notes and Queries, No. 181, April 16, 1853" by Various
A couple of middling high-bracket investigators took over for a while.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
Missing words or letters are supplied in brackets.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
The very shrine before which Sophia had knelt, bracket, ikon, and brass candlestick, still hung on the far wall, beside the bed.
"The Genius" by Margaret Horton Potter
Brackets made of pasteboard will do service a long time.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
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In poetry:
He sat him down with solemn book
His sadness to beguile;
A skull from off its bracket-nook
Threw him a lipless smile;
But its awful, laughter-mocking look,
Was a passing moonbeam's wile.
"The Homeless Ghost" by George MacDonald
Blossom and greenness, making all
The winter birthday tropical,
And the plain Quaker parlors gay,
Have gone from bracket, stand, and wall;
We saw them fade, and droop, and fall,
And laid them tenderly away.
"The Birthday Wreath" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In news:
Additionally, the new Sola ENG kit features a detachable D-Tap power cable, and stand adapter bracket so it is quick and easy to mount on either a camera or a stand.
The event pitted teams of three against one another, with the first team to saddle its steer and ride it across the finish line advancing in the bracket-style competition.
State income tax rate (highest bracket) 9.30% * 6.46.
Sixty -six (66) teams fought hard, across eight brackets, to championship games as follows.
The Vardar- Arizona U13 Girls team captured first place in the premiere bracket at the recent Kick for Cure Soccer Tournament in Scottsdale.
The Brazos Blaze lost to the Austin Slam Rangers 15-7 in their first bracket game at Premier National Championship in Dallas, TX.
The 2012 NCAA Tournament Bracket has been released.
Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team advances to winners bracket final at state tournament.
BROWERVILLE — Staples-Motley eliminated Wadena 8-3 in the losers bracket of the District 6 Division II tournament Friday before it was eliminated following a 2-1 loss to Albany later in the day.
North Carolina’s season came to a disappointing end Sunday in a 9-5 loss against St John’s, which also defeated the Tar Heels on Saturday in a loser’s bracket game.
The preview story on the Lady Pirates, along with the girls bracket of the Keys Cougars Invitational, will appear in Saturday's edition.
Goose Creek's sudden ouster is playoff bracket's gain.
The NCAA revealed the bracket Sunday.
If you're wondering, she did try hanging the blind with the wrong-sized brackets once, just to see if they would work.
Business Improvement District's 2013 Board of Directors after an unprecedented runoff election was needed for the Owners of Assessed Apartment or Commercial Property bracket.
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In science:
As we have no R matrix in commutator now, we can recognize in the second bracket a Kirillov-Poisson bracket corresponding to untwisted afﬁn ization ˆgx in x of g.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
The leading bracket (6.1) obviously de ﬁnes ﬁnite dimensional one and we thus end up with pencil of ﬁnite dimensional Poisson brackets corresponding to s = sh integrable hierarchy: {wi , wj }λ = Aij (w) − λB ij (w) .
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
The ﬁrst bracket reﬂects possible traces of long-distance correlations; the last term in the second bracket seems to be negligible when ﬁtting data and will be omitted in the following.
Modelling Bose-Einstein effect from asymmetric sources in Monte Carlo generators
If (M , Λ, E ) is a Jacobi manifold one can deﬁne a bracket of functions, the Jacobi bracket, in such a way that the space C ∞ (M , R) endowed with the Jacobi bracket is a local Lie algebra in the sense of Kirillov .
Generalized Lie bialgebroids and Jacobi structures
On the other hand, in , we studied Jacobi structures on the dual bundle A∗ to a vector bundle A such that the Jacobi bracket of linear functions is again linear and the Jacobi bracket of a linear function and the constant function 1 is a basic function.
Generalized Lie bialgebroids and Jacobi structures
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