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Can you explain curly braces around variables in PHP?

I don't quite get curly braces around variables in PHP. Can you explain or show me where to find information on that in the PHP manual?

Look here:

Especially pertinent, perhaps, is this part:
"In order to use variable variables with arrays, you have to resolve an ambiguity problem. That is, if you write $$a[1] then the parser needs to know if you meant to use $a[1] as a variable, or if you wanted $$a as the variable and then the [1] index from that variable. The syntax for resolving this ambiguity is: ${$a[1]} for the first case and ${$a}[1] for the second."


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