From the (etyl) .
A mark: ? ? used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is to be inserted in the place marked by the caret.
(graphical user interface) An indicator, often a blinking line or bar, indicating where the next insertion or other edit will take place. Also called a cursor.
(non-standard) A .
* 1944 , Maro Beath Jones, Inclusive Uniform Alphabet for Russian, Bulgarian, Serb-Croatian, Czech, Polish'' (''Claremont Slavic Series , ),
* 1948 , Bohumil Emil Mikula, Progressive Czech (Bohemian) (: Czechoslovak National Council of America),
- […] the more conventional semivocalic j and the caret (?) respectively.
* 1991 , Michael Shapiro, The Sense of Change: Language as History (; ISBN 0253352037, 9780253352033),
- The caret' (?), '''há?ek''', is used over the following consonants: '''c''', '''d''', '''n''', '''t''', '''r''', '''s''', and '''z''' to indicate the soft sound. The '''caret''' (?) is also used over the vowel ' e (See Pronunciation II, b, p, v).
- In contemporary Czech, the “hook” or caret' is no longer in use for lower-case ''t'' and ''d'' when the latter are palatal; instead, an apostrophe is used (''t’'', ''d’'') This development is clearly connected with the practical difficulty encountered in printing a ' caret over letter stems that are too thin.
Resembling or characteristic of a caret.
* 1947 , Austin Hobart Clark, Ailsa McGown Clark, A monograph of the existing crinoids?
* 1968 , Maggie Rennert, A moment in Camelot
- On the succeeding segments the stem of the T becomes progressively shorter until the T is reduced to a caretlike angle with the apex inward...
* 1992 , Patrick Huyghe, Columbus was last?
- When he released her, Marian reached up and smoothed the caretlike quirk in his eyebrow and then put her hand back in his.
- And caretlike omission signs have been found on Greek documents dating back at least as far as the fourth century BC.