caret definition

  • noun:
    • A proofreading expression (‸) accustomed indicate where one thing is to be inserted in a line of printed or written matter.
    • An indicator, often a blinking line or club, indicating where next insertion or other edit will need spot. Also known as a cursor.
    • A háček.
    • some sort of turtle, the hawksbill.
    • A mark [^] employed by authors and evidence visitors to indicate that something is interlined above, or inserted inside margin, which belongs within the location marked by the caret.
    • The hawkbill turtle. See hawkbill.
    • A mark (∧) used in writing, in correcting printers' proofs, etc., to point the correct place of something that is interlined or printed in the margin.
    • A name for the hawkbill sea-turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.
    • a mark employed by an author or editor to point in which something is to be inserted into a text

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