Noun Definition

brace

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

Related Noun(s):bitstock

Category: Objects

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

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a set of two similar things considered as a unit

Related Noun(s):pair

Category: General

4.Definition: a structural member used to stiffen a framework

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a support that steadies or strengthens something else

"He wore a brace on his knee"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: an appliance that corrects dental irregularities

Related Noun(s):braces

Category: Objects

7.Definition: either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material

Category: General

8.Definition: elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

Related Noun(s):suspender, gallus

Category: Objects

9.Definition: two items of the same kind

Related Noun(s):yoke, twosome, dyad, duad, twain, pair, distich, couplet, couple, duet, duo, span

Category: General