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Steven Parker225,756 Points
The meaning of the right angle character ("
>") depends on the context.
But it is most commonly used in value comparisons to mean "is greater than". For example, this code would only print the word "bigger" if the value in checkme is greater than 42:
if checkme > 42: print("bigger")
If that's not the context you saw it in, please post at least a few lines of code as an example.