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brane

 (brān)
n.
Any of the spatially extended mathematical objects of zero or more dimensions used in string theory. A one-dimensional brane, referred to as a "1-brane," is a string.

[Short for membrane (a membrane originally being a 2-brane or two-dimensional analogue of a 1-brane or string).]

brane

(breɪn)
n
a hypothetical component of string theory
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Le Souverain a ainsi procede a l'inauguration d'un Centre d'education et de formation des femmes au quartier Mghogha Lakbira, et au lancement des travaux de realisation d'un Centre pour femmes actives au quartier Bir Chifa a Beni Makada, d'une maison de l'Enfant au quartier Bellevue a Mghogha, d'un Centre pour Meres en detresse au quartier Branes et d'une Maison de l'Etudiante [beaucoup moins que]Dar Attaliba[beaucoup plus grand que] au quartier Mghogha Lakbira.
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