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  1. brackets

    Short crooked timbers resembling knees, fixed in the frame of a ship's head to support the gratings; they likewise served to support and ornament the gallery. Also, the two vertical side-pieces of the carriage of any piece of ordnance, which support it by the trunnions. Called also cheeks. Also, triangular supports to miscellaneous things.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'brackets' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3145

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackets in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackets in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of brackets in a Sentence

  1. Jillian Cannan:

    I thought my business partner had ordered something for our studio that we were waiting for on backorder, so I opened them up to condense the boxes and I realized they were mask brackets.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    It's not my job to tell you who to vote for, but I am going to tell you who I am going to vote for. And I'm gonna tell you why. I'm going to vote for Marco Rubio, our founding fathers did not give us a commander in chief to fill out March madness basketball brackets or to sample golf courses on the eastern seaboard.

  3. Doug Flynn:

    There's a pretty good opportunity in short-term bonds, which are severely dislocated, for those in higher income tax brackets a similar opportunity exists in tax-free municipal bonds.

  4. Seth Merrin:

    It's been the realm of the big bulge brackets and they've made so much money that they've crowded everybody else out of the market.

  5. Bruce Baumhower:

    Our UAW skilled trades guys have worked through this entire shutdown developing those kinds of systems, those kinds of brackets and tooling.

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    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    A hypernym
    B mitre
    C abandon
    D leaven

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