BRACING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Bracing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of strengthening, supporting, or propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brace
  3. (a.) Imparting strength or tone; strengthening; invigorating; as, a bracing north wind.
  4. (n.) Any system of braces; braces, collectively; as, the bracing of a truss.


Synonyms:
Brace, Brisk, Energizing, Fresh, Refreshful, Refreshing, Tonic,

• Brace Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.
  2. (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
  3. (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
  4. (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
  5. (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
  6. (n.) 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.
  7. (n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
  8. (n.) The mouth of a shaft.
  9. (n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
  10. (n.) 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.
  11. (n.) Harness; warlike preparation.
  12. (v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.
  13. (n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
  14. (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
  15. (n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
  16. (v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.
  17. (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
  18. (v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse ones energies; -- with up.


Synonyms:
Arouse, Bitstock, Bracing, Couple, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Dyad, Energize, Pair, Poise, Span, Steady, Stimulate, Suspender, Twain, Yoke,

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