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brat·tice

 (brăt′ĭs)
n.
1. A partition, typically of wood or cloth, erected in a mine for ventilation.
2. A breastwork erected during a siege.

[Middle English bretice, defensive structure, from Old French bretesche, from Medieval Latin bretescha (turris), British-style (tower), probably from Old English bryttisc, British.]

brat′tice v.

brattice

(ˈbrætɪs)
n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) a partition of wood or treated cloth used to control ventilation in a mine
2. (Fortifications) medieval fortifications a fixed wooden tower or parapet
vb
(Mining & Quarrying) (tr) mining to fit with a brattice
[C13: from Old French bretesche wooden tower, from Medieval Latin breteschia, probably from Latin Britō a Briton]

brat•tice

(ˈbræt ɪs)

n.
a partition or lining forming an air passage in a mine.
[1300–50; Middle English brutaske, bretage, bretice < Anglo-French bretaske, bretage, Anglo-French, Old French bretesche wooden parapet on a fortress < Medieval Latin brittisca]

brattice


Past participle: bratticed
Gerund: bratticing

Imperative
brattice
brattice
Present
I brattice
you brattice
he/she/it brattices
we brattice
you brattice
they brattice
Preterite
I bratticed
you bratticed
he/she/it bratticed
we bratticed
you bratticed
they bratticed
Present Continuous
I am bratticing
you are bratticing
he/she/it is bratticing
we are bratticing
you are bratticing
they are bratticing
Present Perfect
I have bratticed
you have bratticed
he/she/it has bratticed
we have bratticed
you have bratticed
they have bratticed
Past Continuous
I was bratticing
you were bratticing
he/she/it was bratticing
we were bratticing
you were bratticing
they were bratticing
Past Perfect
I had bratticed
you had bratticed
he/she/it had bratticed
we had bratticed
you had bratticed
they had bratticed
Future
I will brattice
you will brattice
he/she/it will brattice
we will brattice
you will brattice
they will brattice
Future Perfect
I will have bratticed
you will have bratticed
he/she/it will have bratticed
we will have bratticed
you will have bratticed
they will have bratticed
Future Continuous
I will be bratticing
you will be bratticing
he/she/it will be bratticing
we will be bratticing
you will be bratticing
they will be bratticing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bratticing
you have been bratticing
he/she/it has been bratticing
we have been bratticing
you have been bratticing
they have been bratticing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bratticing
you will have been bratticing
he/she/it will have been bratticing
we will have been bratticing
you will have been bratticing
they will have been bratticing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bratticing
you had been bratticing
he/she/it had been bratticing
we had been bratticing
you had been bratticing
they had been bratticing
Conditional
I would brattice
you would brattice
he/she/it would brattice
we would brattice
you would brattice
they would brattice
Past Conditional
I would have bratticed
you would have bratticed
he/she/it would have bratticed
we would have bratticed
you would have bratticed
they would have bratticed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brattice - a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
partition, divider - a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
Verb1.brattice - supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
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