caret


caret
caret "mark in writing to show where something is to be inserted," 1680s, from L. "there is lacking," 3rd person sing. indicative of carere "to lack" (see CASTE (Cf. caste)).

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  • Caret — is the name for the symbol ^ in ASCII and some other character sets. Its Unicode code point is U+005E, and its ASCII code in hexadecimal is 5E. Strictly speaking, the caret character in common use is actually referred to in the Unicode standard… …   Wikipedia

  • caret — CARÉT, careţi, s.m. Broască ţestoasă comestibilă din mările calde lungă de 60 80 cm, înotătoare, din a cărei carapace cornoasă se obţine bagaua (Eretmochelys imbricata). – Din fr. caret. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  carét… …   Dicționar Român

  • caret — 1. (ka rè) s. m. Tortue des côtes de l Amérique, du Mexique, des côtes de la Guinée et de la mer des Indes, dont la chair est malsaine ; mais les oeufs en sont recherchés, et on travaille l écaille. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE 1. CARET. Ajoutez :… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Caret — Ca ret (k[=a] r[e^]t or k[a^]r [e^]t), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caret — bezeichnet: Einen Zirkumflex in der Typografie Einen Tastatur Cursor im Computerbereich Siehe auch Caret Browsing Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselb …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caret — Ca ret , n. [F., a species of tortoise.] (Zo[ o]l.) The hawkbill turtle. See {Hawkbill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caret —   [engl.], das Exponentialzeichen ^, bei Textverarbeitungsprogrammen, die keine hochgestellten Zeichen darstellen können, ein Vorzeichen vor einem Exponenten (z. B. cm^3 = cm3) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • caret — mascaret …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Caret — Le nom est surtout porté en Bretagne (56, 29). Il signifie bien aimé , surnom donné à une personne aimable …   Noms de famille

  • caret — ► NOUN ▪ a mark (^, ) placed below a line of text to indicate a proposed insertion. ORIGIN Latin, is lacking …   English terms dictionary


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