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What is another word for parenthesis?

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Noun
A pair of brackets used to enclose parenthetical material in a text
“If there is no other right parenthesis except the outermost one, format control reverts to the left parenthesis at the beginning of the format specification.”
Noun
A clause, phrase or word included in a passage (for clarification or explanation)
“The order and number of words in our translations will uniformly correspond with the text, and when the meaning is not sufficiently clear it is explained in parenthesis.”
Noun
A pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity
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“When the waiter arrived at the table to serve coffee, a parenthesis of silence settled over the table.”
Noun
(rhetoric) A digression, or an act of straying from the main subject or theme
“You are an escape. You're a break from our normal lives. You're a parenthesis.”
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