brace

  1. a support that steadies or strengthens something else
  2. two items of the same kind
  3. a set of two similar things considered as a unit
  4. either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
  5. a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
  6. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
  7. an appliance that correc......

    Brace

    See Stage Brace.

    brace

    [n] - either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material 2. [n] - a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it 3. [n] - elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural) 4. [n] - a support that steadies or strengthens something else 5. [n] - an applianc...
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    Brace

    Piece of wood used diagonally in the frame of a flat to strengthen it.
    Found on http://www.queens-theatre.co.uk/technical/glossaryoftheatreterms.htm

    Brace

    To string a bow
    Found on http://www.oldbasingarchers.co.uk/glossary/glossarya-c.html

    Brace

    A device that is used to support or hold a particular part of the body in a specific position. It can be used to keep bones rigid during a time of healing, help with movement, correct a deformity or relieve pain.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20560

    Brace

    An inclined piece of framing lumber applied to wall or floor to stifled the structure. Often used on walls as temporary bracing until framing has been completed.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933

    Brace

    A supporting beam that steadies or holds something else erect.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20941

    Brace

    Brace noun [ Old French brace , brasse , the two arms, embrace, fathom, French brasse fathom, from Latin bracchia the arms (stretched out), plural of bracchium arm; confer Greek ....] 1. That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a ...
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    Brace

    Brace transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Braced ; present participle & verbal noun Bracing .] 1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. 2. To draw tight; to tigh...
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    Brace

    Brace intransitive verb To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up . [ Colloq.]
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    brace

    1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. ... 2. To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves. 'And welcome war to brace her drums.' (Campbell) ... 3. To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly. 'The women of China, by bracing and binding them from...
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    brace

    bracing noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
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    brace

    gallus noun elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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    brace

    (brās) an orthopedic appliance or apparatus applied to the body, particularly the trunk or lower limbs, to support the weight of the body, to correct or prevent deformities, or to control involuntary movements. See also orthosis. (in the pl.)orthodontic appliance. Milwaukee brace&...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

    Brace

    • (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension. • (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly. • (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace. • (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd. • (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to...
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    brace

    (from the article `carpentry`) ...and are spaced at regular intervals of 16 inches (41 cm). They are anchored to a horizontal foundation plate at the bottom and a plate at the top, ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/103

    brace

    brace An orthopedic appliance that holds or supports part of the body.
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    Brace

    Brace is the collective noun for a group of bucks.
    Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BBA.HTM

    Brace

    Brace is American slang for accost.
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    Brace

    [sports] In sports, a brace is a feat of succeeding at anything two times, generally in two consecutive attempts. A hat-trick is three times. ...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brace_(sports)

    Brace

    In architecture a brace is a piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is...
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    brace

    Type: Term Pronunciation: brās Definitions: 1. An orthosis or orthopedic appliance that supports or holds in correct position a part of the body and can allow motion at adjacent joints, in contrast to a splint, which prevents motion of the part.
    Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=11635

    Brace

    In sailing ships, braces are ropes passing through blocks at the ends of the yards, used for swinging the latter round so as to meet the wind in any desired direction.
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    Brace

    - An inclined piece of framing lumber applied to wall or floor to strengthen the structure. Often used on walls as temporary bracing until framing has been completed.
    Found on http://www.homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm
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