bracing

  1. a structural member used to stiffen a framework
  2. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
  3. cause to be alert and energetic

bracing

[adj] - imparting vitality and energy
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Bracing

The strips of wood found inside an acoustic guitar which are used for support and tonal distribution
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Bracing

A system, usually consisting of struts and/or wires, by which a compound structure is made rigid.
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Bracing

Ties and rods used for supporting and strengthening various parts of a building used for lateral stability for columns and beams.
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Bracing

Bra'cing adjective Imparting strength or tone; strengthening; invigorating; as, a bracing north wind.
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Bracing

Bra'cing noun 1. The act of strengthening, supporting, or propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced. 2. (Engineering) Any system of braces; braces, collectively; as, the bracing of a truss.
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bracing

In dentistry, resistance to horizontal components of masticatory force. ... See: component of force. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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bracing

brisk adjective imparting vitality and energy; `the bracing mountain air`
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Bracing

• (n.) The act of strengthening, supporting, or propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brace • (a.) Imparting strength or tone; strengthening; invigorating; as, a bracing north wind. • (n.) Any system of braces; braces, collectively; as, the bracing of a truss.Bracing: words in the de...
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bracing

Type: Term Pronunciation: brās′ing Definitions: 1. In dentistry, resistance to horizontal components of masticatory force. See: component of force
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bracing

Bending the bow to place the string in the notches
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BRACING

Ties and rods used for supporting and strengthening various partS of a building used for lateral stability for columns and beams.
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bracing

Secondary structural members that normally do not support gravity loads but are required to provide lateral stability to other structural members or to transfer horizontal loads to the supports
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Bracing

A method used to support a weak area of a tree using rods, cables or straps without having to significantly reduce or remove the weaker area of the tree.
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Bracing

A method used to support a weak area of a tree using rods, cables or straps without having to significantly reduce or remove the weaker area of the tree.
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Bracing

A method used to support a weak area of a tree using rods, cables or straps without having to significantly reduce or remove the weaker area of the tree.
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