Caret vs Caretlike - What's the difference?

caret | caretlike |


As a noun caret

is a mark: ⟨  ⟩ used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is to be inserted in the place marked by the caret or caret can be a kind of turtle, the hawksbill.

As an adjective caretlike is

resembling or characteristic of a caret.

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caret

English

Etymology 1

From the (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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 , ), page 10
  • […] the more conventional semivocalic j and the caret (?) respectively.
  • * 1948 , Bohumil Emil Mikula, Progressive Czech (Bohemian) (: Czechoslovak National Council of America), 6
  • 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).
  • * 1991 , Michael Shapiro, The Sense of Change: Language as History (; ISBN 0253352037, 9780253352033), page 58
  • 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.
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    Etymology 2

    (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A kind of turtle, the hawksbill.
  • (Webster 1913)

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    caretlike

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a caret.
  • * 1947 , Austin Hobart Clark, Ailsa McGown Clark, A monograph of the existing crinoids?
  • 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...
  • * 1968 , Maggie Rennert, A moment in Camelot
  • When he released her, Marian reached up and smoothed the caretlike quirk in his eyebrow and then put her hand back in his.
  • * 1992 , Patrick Huyghe, Columbus was last?
  • And caretlike omission signs have been found on Greek documents dating back at least as far as the fourth century BC.

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