|n.||1.||A mark [^] used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is interlined above, or inserted in the margin, which belongs in the place marked by the caret.|
|1.||(Zool.) The hawkbill turtle. See Hawkbill.|
|Noun||1.||caret - a mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be inserted into a text|
|caret - ^|
Common: hat; control; uparrow; caret; ITU-T: circumflex. Rare: chevron; INTERCAL: shark (or shark-fin); to the ("to the power of"); fang; pointer (in Pascal).