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1. Braided embroidery or trim.
2. Braids considered as a group.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) braids collectively
2. (Clothing & Fashion) work done in braid
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a piece of braid
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(ˈbreɪ dɪŋ)

braided material or work.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.braiding - trimming used to decorate clothes or curtainsbraiding - trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
aiguilette, aglet, aiglet - ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
soutache - a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming
passementerie, trim, trimming - a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
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This braided carbon fiber, Porsche says, is made using the world's largest carbon fiber braiding machine with a diameter of nine meters.
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In recent years, much research on 3D braiding algorithm has advanced the technology and achieved outstanding success.
The external braiding also provides vibration attenuation properties in a high flow condition and an added level of external abrasion protection.
BRAIDING hair while damp, using a texturising product and choosing from the French, fishtail or halo are all ingenious beauty hacks to get the perfect plait.
Before you begin braiding, Crystal recommends rubbing a small amount of Redken Braid Aid ($25, Ulta) onto your fingers to keep the braids in place.
Contributors from a range of fields describe various applications of braiding technology that are already in use or in the research stage, along with recent developments in materials, processes, and structures to achieve the desired functions.
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