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Synonyms for brace


brace yourself


  • prepare (yourself)
  • get ready
  • make (yourself) ready
  • steel yourself
  • fortify yourself
  • gear yourself up
  • gird your loins

Synonyms for brace

to prepare (oneself) for action

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

two items of the same kind together

Synonyms for brace

a support that steadies or strengthens something else

a set of two similar things considered as a unit

either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material

a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

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

an appliance that corrects dental irregularities

a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring


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prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

support by bracing

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It still slips over the buffer tube, is made of rubber, and has a strap to tighten the brace over the shooter's forearm.
Literature on the subject of musicians and braces states, "[...] double reeds, saxophones, flutes and larger brass instruments [...] can be played with relatively good comfort and natural embouchure adaptation." (2) This statement does not apply to the horn and trumpet--brass instruments with small mouthpieces.
(7) Finally, snug up the staples on the wire and move on to the next brace!
With all of this in mind, let's look at two specific areas where brace height poses a problem, and what engineers often do to lessen the effects.
With conservative management, the affected joint is protected with a hinged knee brace for about 3 to 6 weeks.
Patients in nail extraction group were elder (mean age: 51.2 [+ or -] 14.1 years) than that of the B/S Brace group (mean age: 48.5 [+ or -] 11.9 years) but without statistical significance( t = 0.7941, P = 0.430).
Mr Brace's family have said he will be "sorely missed" by the family and the baking industry.
In both of these injuries, the femur was hyperextended in a 3-point bending nature over the anterior edge of the hard-plastic knee brace. This explains the transverse fracture pattern seen in both cases, as opposed to a spiral fracture pattern often caused by rotational injury (Figure 3).
They compared ACL strain in braced and unbraced conditions, showing that wearing the knee brace resulted in a 55% reduction in peak ACL strain.
nPut the brace on properly, so the hinges line up with the bend of the knee.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 7, 2015-VeriTeQ to Acquire Florida Orthopaedic Brace Retailer
Each shell had a specific geometry that matched and interfaced with the internal contoured surface of the superior, apical, and inferior critical regions of the brace. The Cobb angle corresponded to the angular displacement of the linkages relative to the vertical axis.
by Dr Siju George Incognito hidden braces are a supreme combination of aesthetics and precision.