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1.
{} <--- these things as microsoft sam calls them anyway!
are they called curly brackets? :S
by Aunty Crumpet Bum April 28, 2008
 
2.
A syntax technique used for segmented code that is used in computer programming languages, mostly C-based derivatives. This type-setting also promotes readability as the algorithm is much more clearly understandable to humans.
void foo(){

if(true){

std::cout << "Using Curly brackets with C++!\n";

}
}
by faizer June 06, 2009