one of two marks < or > used in printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, etc.
either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and >
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.
- Angle cleat
a short length of angle iron used as a bracket.
- Angle of climb
the angle between the axis of motion of a climbing aircraft and the horizontal plane.
- Angle-closure glaucoma
See under . Ophthalmology. abnormally high fluid pressure in the eye, most commonly caused either by blockage of the channel through which aqueous humor drains (open-angle glaucoma or chronic glaucoma) or by pressure of the iris against the lens, which traps the aqueous humor (angle-closure glaucoma or acute glaucoma) noun a disease of the eye […]
- Angle collar
. a collar formed of angle iron surrounding a structural member passing through a deck or bulkhead to make a seal that is watertight, oiltight, etc. stapling sta·pling (stā’plĭng) n. The fastening together of two tissues with a staple or staples.