• From bra-ket notation invented by Paul Dirac, from bracket.
  • Compare Icelandic kjöt ("flesh"); akin to Swedish kött, Danish kød, and Norwegian kjøtt. The use of the term ket for "candy" or "sweets" probably derived from its use to describe sweet meats or as a deterrent to children.
  • Abbreviation.

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