What are the backtick operators (``) called in the context of evaluating their content?

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Evaluating their content in what context? What language?

Written by Oded

@Oded: e.g. Bash, Perl, PHP.

Written by Tim Nordenfur

Accepted Answer

If you're referring to bash then the backticks are known as "command substitution". $() provides similar functionality.

Written by onteria_
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