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Found 4 items, similar to brace.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: brace penjepit
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: brace kait, kurung kurawal, memperkuat, mengukuhkan, pasang, penjepit
English → English (WordNet) Definition: brace brace n 1: a support that steadies or strengthens something else; “he wore a brace on his knee” 2: two items of the same kind [syn: couple, pair, twosome, twain, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad] 3: a set of two similar things considered as a unit [syn: pair] 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) [syn: suspender, gallus] 7: an appliance that corrects dental irregularities [syn: braces] 8: the stock of a tool used for turning a drilling bit [syn: bitstock] 9: a structural member used to stiffen a framework [syn: bracing] brace v 1: prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult [syn: poise] 2: support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; “brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel” [syn: steady, stabilize, stabilise] 3: support by bracing 4: cause to be alert and energetic; “Coffee and tea stimulate me”; “This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate” [syn: stimulate, arouse, energize, energise, perk up] [ant: de-energize, de-energize, sedate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Brace Brace \Brace\, n. [OF. brace, brasse, the two arms, embrace, fathom, F. brasse fathom, fr. L. bracchia the arms (stretched out), pl. of bracchium arm; cf. Gr. ?.] 1. That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop. [1913 Webster] 2. A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum. [1913 Webster] The little bones of the ear drum do in straining and relaxing it as the braces of the war drum do in that. --Derham. [1913 Webster] 3. The state of being braced or tight; tension. [1913 Webster] The laxness of the tympanum, when it has lost its brace or tension. --Holder. [1913 Webster] 4. (Arch. & Engin.) 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 a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell. [1913 Webster] 5. (Print.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves. [1913 Webster] 6. (Naut.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon. [1913 Webster] 7. (Mech.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock. [1913 Webster] 8. A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt. “A brace of greyhounds.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] He is said to have shot . . . fifty brace of pheasants. --Addison. [1913 Webster] A brace of brethren, both bishops, both eminent for learning and religion, now appeared in the church. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] But you, my brace of lords. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 9. pl. Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders. [1913 Webster] I embroidered for you a beautiful pair of braces. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 10. Harness; warlike preparation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For that it stands not in such warlike brace. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 11. Armor for the arm; vantbrace. [1913 Webster] 12. (Mining) The mouth of a shaft. [Cornwall] [1913 Webster] Angle brace. See under Angle. [1913 Webster] Brace \Brace\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Braced; p. pr. & vb. n. Bracing.] 1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. [1913 Webster] 2. To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves. [1913 Webster] And welcome war to brace her drums. --Campbell. [1913 Webster] 3. To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly. [1913 Webster] The women of China, by bracing and binding them from their infancy, have very little feet. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Some who spurs had first braced on. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd. [1913 Webster] A sturdy lance in his right hand he braced. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards. [1913 Webster] To brace about (Naut.), to turn (a yard) round for the contrary tack. To brace a yard (Naut.), to move it horizontally by means of a brace. To brace in (Naut.), to turn (a yard) by hauling in the weather brace. To brace one's self, to call up one's energies. “He braced himself for an effort which he was little able to make.” --J. D. Forbes. To brace to (Naut.), to turn (a yard) by checking or easing off the lee brace, and hauling in the weather one, to assist in tacking. To brace up (Naut.), to bring (a yard) nearer the direction of the keel by hauling in the lee brace. To brace up sharp (Naut.), to turn (a yard) as far forward as the rigging will permit. [1913 Webster] Brace \Brace\, v. i. To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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