Sway-bracing

Sway´-bra`cing


n.1.(Engin.) The horizontal bracing of a bridge, which prevents its swaying.
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The open-ended, free-standing post design does not require cross-bracing or sway-bracing for ceiling mounted units.
And shear walls, gable end details, blocking, and sway-bracing all add to the framing time."