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brac·ing

 (brā′sĭng)
adj.
Invigorating or refreshing; strengthening: a bracing tonic.
n.
1. A support; a brace.
2. Braces considered as a group.

brac′ing·ly adv.

bracing

(ˈbreɪsɪŋ)
adj
refreshing; stimulating; invigorating: the air here is bracing.
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a system of braces used to strengthen or support: the bracing supporting the building is perfectly adequate.
ˈbracingly adv

brac•ing

(ˈbreɪ sɪŋ)

adj.
1. stimulating; invigorating.
2. of, pertaining to, or serving as a brace.
n.
3. a brace.
4. braces collectively.
5. material used for braces.
[1475–85]
brac′ing•ly, adv.
brac′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bracing - a structural member used to stiffen a frameworkbracing - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
crosspiece - a transverse brace
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
gusset plate, gusset - a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
guy cable, guy rope, guy wire, guy - a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
stay - (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
strengthener, reinforcement - a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
stringer - brace consisting of a longitudinal member to strengthen a fuselage or hull
structural member - support that is a constituent part of any structure or building
strut - brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression
crosstie, railroad tie, sleeper, tie - one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
Adj.1.bracing - imparting vitality and energybracing - imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"

bracing

bracing

adjective
Translations
مُنعش، ُنشّط
svěží
forfriskende
hressandi, styrkjandi
canlandırıcızindelik verici

bracing

[ˈbreɪsɪŋ] ADJ [air, activity] → vigorizante

bracing

[ˈbreɪsɪŋ] adjtonifiant(e), vivifiant(e)

bracing

adjbelebend, anregend; climateReiz-

bracing

[ˈbreɪsɪŋ] adj (air) → tonificante, vivificante

brace

(breis) noun
1. something that draws together and holds tightly. a brace to straighten teeth.
2. a pair usually of game-birds. a brace of pheasants.
verb
to make (often oneself) firm or steady. He braced himself for the struggle.
ˈbraces noun plural
(American suˈspenders) straps over the shoulders for holding up the trousers.
ˈbracing adjective
healthy. bracing sea air.

brac·ing

n. aplicación de una abrazadera.
References in classic literature ?
Thus far his plan had worked to perfection, but when he grasped the rope, bracing himself behind a crotch of two mighty branches, he found that dragging the mighty, struggling, clawing, biting, screaming mass of iron-muscled fury up to the tree and hanging her was a very different proposition.
Don Quixote promised to follow his advice scrupulously, and it was arranged forthwith that he should watch his armour in a large yard at one side of the inn; so, collecting it all together, Don Quixote placed it on a trough that stood by the side of a well, and bracing his buckler on his arm he grasped his lance and began with a stately air to march up and down in front of the trough, and as he began his march night began to fall.
He halted with awkward abruptness, with stiff fore-legs bracing himself against his momentum, almost sitting down on his haunches, so desirous was he of avoiding contact with the dog he was in the act of attacking.
make things pleasant, and the bracing air that forced me to feel the luxury of breathing whether I liked it or not.
Presently, filling Space, there sprang into being an Odour; and as it reached him Mr Ferguson stiffened in his chair, bracing himself as for a fight to the death.
It is also driven by the ongoing commercialisation of orthopedic bracing and support products, affordability and easy availability of OTC orthopedic braces (as compared to prescription-based products), a rising public participation in sports, easy accessibility of OTC orthopedic braces and supports through e-commerce websites, and the adoption of orthopedic braces for preventive care.
Key statement: Pneumatic vehicle tire includes at least two bracing plies arranged to intersect each other at an angle and including reinforcements of steel arranged substantially parallel to and at a distance from one another and embedded in a rubber material.
Bracing is the standard of care for treating AIS curves between 25 and 45deg, and is used when the spine is assessed to be compliant or if the case is mild but there is a risk of progression before skeletal maturity is reached.
Design professionals now have a valuable new resource for vertical bracing connections.
Although rigid bracing (thoracolumbosacral orthosis) is common in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, there are little data supporting this practice.
The secret is the triangular bracing, and the key to its strength is that the braces are not anchored but are instead floating on a flat rock or plank.
The Results: The bracing alone was the most effective treatment.