Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket Ornament ❬
Angle brackets differ from inequality symbols in terms of a larger opening angle. Such parentheses are used in mathematics, quantum mechanics, physics, linguistics and other sciences. They denote the scalar product, quantum states, averaging, graphemes.
In some languages, for example, Japanese and Korean, angle brackets are utilized instead of the round ones, traditional for Europeans. These round brackets are called basic and operate as punctuation marks as well.
Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket from Unicode is used as an opening bracket paired with the similar right-directed version –.
The symbol “Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket Ornament” is included in the “Ornamental brackets” subblock of the “Dingbats” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 3.2 in 2002.
|Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi)||Open|
|Bidi Paired Bracket||276D|
|Simple case change||276C|
|UTF-8||E2 9D AC||226 157 172||14851500||11100010 10011101 10101100|
|UTF-16BE||27 6C||39 108||10092||00100111 01101100|
|UTF-16LE||6C 27||108 39||27687||01101100 00100111|
|UTF-32BE||00 00 27 6C||0 0 39 108||10092||00000000 00000000 00100111 01101100|
|UTF-32LE||6C 27 00 00||108 39 0 0||1814495232||01101100 00100111 00000000 00000000|