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Brace

Definition

[n] a structural member used to stiffen a framework
[n] the stock of a tool used for turning a drilling bit
[n] an appliance that corrects dental irregularities
[n] a support that steadies or strengthens something else; "he wore a brace on his knee"
[n] elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
[n] a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
[n] either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
[n] a set of two similar things considered as a unit
[n] two items of the same kind
[v] cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
[v] support by bracing
[v] support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
[v] prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult


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