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  1. brace

    • IPA[brās]

    美式

    • n.
      a device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support;a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry.
    • v.
      make (a structure) stronger or firmer with wood, iron, or other forms of support;press (one's body or part of one's body) firmly against something in order to stay balanced
    • noun: brace, plural noun: braces

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    • 片語
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support:

      a neck brace

    • 2. a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry.
    • 3. a wire device fitted in the mouth to straighten the teeth.
    • 4. a tool in carpentry having a crank handle and a socket to hold a bit for boring.
    • 5. a rope leading aft from each yardarm, used for trimming the sail.
    • 6. a pair of straps that pass over the shoulders and fasten to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt at the front and back to hold it up; suspenders.
    • 7. a pair of something, typically of birds or mammals killed in hunting:

      thirty brace of grouse

    • 8. either of the two marks { and }, used either to indicate that two or more items on one side have the same relationship as each other to the single item to which the other side points, or in pairs to show that words between them are connected.
    • 9. the mark {, used to join staves that are to be performed at the same time.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. make (a structure) stronger or firmer with wood, iron, or other forms of support:

      the posts were braced by lengths of timber

    • 2. press (one's body or part of one's body) firmly against something in order to stay balanced:

      she braced her feet against a projecting shelf

      he stood with legs braced

    • 3. prepare (someone or oneself) for something difficult or unpleasant:

      both stations are bracing themselves for job losses

      police are braced for a traffic nightmare

    • n. a tool for screwing and unscrewing nuts on the wheel of a vehicle.

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    • n. the brace attached to the main yard of a sailing ship.

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    • ph. be strong or courageous

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    • ph. be strong or courageous

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    • n. one of the braces attached to the main yard of a sailing ship.

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    • n. a revolving tool with a D-shaped crank handle for boring.

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    • ph. (in the navy) serve out an extra tot of rum

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    • ph. (of a policy or action) providing double security, by using two means to the same end

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    • IPA[breɪs]

    英式

    • n.
      a device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support:
    • a neck brace
    • v.
      make (a structure) stronger or firmer with wood, iron, or other forms of support:
    • the posts were braced by lengths of timber

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  2. 知識+

    • Bracing for high seas

      Bracing for high seas, one does. 任何人也會為困難做防備。 Brace... for a possible flood. 村民們作了可能發生洪水泛濫的防備。 Bracing for heavy snow 防備大雪 Bracing for high flood防備洪水泛濫 Bracing...

    • BRACE YOURSELF?

      brace yourself 就是要你 準備好 的意思 接下來會有很危險的事、或是很刺激的事、或是會有大難 請為接下來的大風大浪準備好吧~

    • U.S. Braced for Fights 這句怎麼翻譯

      U.S. Braced for Fights With Pakistanis in...指的是衝突,戰鬥。 U.S. Was Braced for Fight With Pakistanis in ...