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Definitions of caret

  1. a mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be inserted into a text Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The hawkbill turtle. See Hawkbill. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A mark used in writing, or in correcting proofs, to indicate the place where something is omitted or is to be added. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A mark, ^, used in writing when a word is left out. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. The mark a, denoting an omission. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A sign denoting an omission. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A mark thus. a, used in writing to indicate that something has been there omitted, which is interlined above, or inserted in the margin. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A mark thus to show in written compositions that something has been omitted in a line. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. ^Common: hat; control; uparrow; caret; ITU-T: circumflex.Rare: chevron; INTERCAL: shark (or shark-fin); to the ("tothe power of"); fang; pointer (in Pascal). foldoc_fs
  11. k[=a]'ret, n. a mark, ^, used in writing when a word is left out. [L. caret, there is wanting.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  12. Mark (^) placed below line to show place of omission. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. n. [Latin] A mark which shows that something omitted in the line is interlined above, or inserted in the margin. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. A note which shews where something interlined should be read, as A. Complete Dictionary

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