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- A clause, phrase or word inserted (usually for explanation or amplification) into a passage which is already grammatically complete, and usually marked off with brackets, commas or dashes.
- (rhetoric) A digression; the use of such digressions.
- Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, ( and ), used to enclose parenthetical material in a text.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Such brackets as used to clarify expressions by grouping those terms affected by a common operator, or to enclose the components of a vector or the elements of a matrix.
a clause, phrase or word inserted into a passage which is already grammatically complete
(Rhetoric) a digression; the use of such digressions
either of a pair of brackets
(mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator
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