browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
caret

more about caret

caret


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caret  \Ca"ret\,  n.  [L.  caret  there  is  wanting,  fr  carere  to 
  want.] 
  A  mark  [^]  used  by  writers  and  proof  readers  to  indicate  that 
  something  is  interlined  above,  or  inserted  in  the  margin, 
  which  belongs  in  the  place  marked  by  the  caret. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caret  \Ca`ret"\,  n.  [F.,  a  species  of  tortoise.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  hawkbill  turtle.  See  {Hawkbill}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hawkbill  \Hawk"bill`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  sea  turtle  ({Eretmochelys  imbricata}),  which  yields  the 
  best  quality  of  tortoise  shell;  --  called  also  {caret}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caret 
  n  :  a  mark  used  by  an  author  or  editor  to  indicate  where 
  something  is  to  be  inserted  into  a  text 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Caret,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  22436 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  caret 
 
  ^ 
 
  Common:  hat;  control;  uparrow;  caret;  {ITU-T}:  circumflex. 
  Rare:  chevron;  {INTERCAL}:  shark  (or  shark-fin);  to  the  ("to 
  the  power  of");  fang;  pointer  (in  Pascal). 
 
 




more about caret