Adjective "Brace" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Brace


    Definition:

    1. something that holds parts together or in place, as a clasp or clamp.

    2. anything that imparts rigidity or steadiness.

    3. Also called bitbrace, bitstock. Machinery. a device for holding and turning a bit for boring or drilling.

    4. Building Trades. a piece of timber, metal, etc., for supporting or positioning another piece or portion of a framework.

    5. Nautical. (on a square-rigged ship) a rope by which a yard is swung about and secured horizontally.

    6. Music. leather loops sliding

    Examples:

    "watchers can be brace for falls."

    "watchers can be brace."