In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The gable braces along the exterior and the trim around all the windows help define the house.
- Stiffening in the other vertical plane is added by diagonal braces between the lattice girders on both gable walls.
- Nail in the braces with 6 or 8-penny common nails; drive the nails halfway down so you can remove them easily later on.
- Complete the main frame by adding the two handle braces, the plywood floor, the roost bar and the nest box.
- A short, stout man, solidly built like a timber brace came out the big tent with a flourish.
- You may also consider installing poles across a portion of the ceiling for hanging plants, or employing wall braces.
- For large repairs, build a wooden form and hold it in place with wooden braces, bricks, concrete blocks, or similar heavy objects.
- If diagonal braces are attached to the window to keep it square, leave these in place until the window is installed.
- When building the legs and braces that support your workbench, don't use finished lumber!
- They were shackled to the metal braces of the building brace.
- All members with the exception of the collar ties and wind braces are mortised and tenoned together with long tapered pins that secure the joints.
- Attach braces to table top with 4-inch screws from below.
- Apply a bead of sealant on the backsplash, push the counter against the wall, and attach the top from below with screws installed through cabinet corner braces.
- Once you have it exact, nail some temporary cross braces from the ledger to the joists at an angle to keep the joists in place.
- In addition buy a package of four corner braces.
- Once the cap plate is in place you can remove the temporary braces.
- Reposition the fabric-covered cornice and reattach the braces to the cornice.
- Place the cornice against the wall so it fits around the braces you installed when making the cornice.
- Moonlight spilled from the tower's crosshatched iron braces and, pooling at the foot of the steps, seemed to invite me up.
- Again, two crossbeams with camel's hump-shaped braces support the roof truss, and there is no king post.
2Medicineaparato ortopédico masculine
- Many children with cerebral palsy have problems that are in the middle range of severity and may need ongoing therapy and devices such as braces or wheelchairs.
- Specialist equipment such as splints, callipers and braces can help with paralysis and contractures.
- Mild cases of CSM can be treated with neck braces or neck traction, but it's not clear if these treatments help in the long run.
- There's a role for braces and other supporting devices when rehabilitating an injury.
- I had a halo brace fitted to my body basically, which resembled a human building site for about six weeks.
- I suddenly remembered my fall as they placed a neck brace on me, then my body on a backboard.
- The teenager was seen lying on the ground not moving and wearing a neck brace before ambulance crews took him away.
- He is expected to wear a neck brace for six to 12 weeks and his physical therapy will begin after he recovers from the concussion and neck injury.
- McAllan, who has just returned to the sport after being out for nearly a year following knee surgery, will spend the next six weeks in a body brace.
- As the paramedics lifted his body onto the stretcher and applied a neck brace Kim was held back by the police.
- There can be problems with the length of time your child is required to wear the brace and the embarrassment it may cause.
- Wearing a neck brace because of chronic back pain, Anwar walked into his home with dozens of police and prison guards.
- Mr Hill was shaking with shock and reaction and taken to hospital with a neck brace, though doctors later decided he had no broken bones.
- Traditional and conservative treatments include bed rest, ice followed by heat therapy, medication regimens, braces, and physical therapy.
- Roberta had been using the laptop during the school day to help her with her work because of a medical condition which forces her to wear a body brace and restricts her ability to write at a desk.
- He called 911 and they came immediately, placing a brace around my neck and put my lifeless body on a board.
- Pain medicines, back braces, and physical therapy may also be used.
- Nutritional supplements, braces, exercise, medication, and heel wedges are some of the new treatments available, according to the release.
- Knee braces are supports that you wear for a painful or injured knee.
- Emergency crews had to fit a neck brace to the injured woman and push the Cavalier back on to its wheels before she could be rescued.
3also braces pluralDentistryaparato masculineaparatos masculinebrackets masculinefrenos masculinefierros masculine Peru Mexicofrenillos masculine Latin America
4(drill)berbiquí masculinebrace and bit — berbiquí y barrena
- The head on the bit braces should be mounted on the ball bearing so it will turn easier from the rest of the brace.
- He presented a broad overview of bit history and discussed many types of boring tools for the brace, including several types of bits.
- A Hudson brace and Gigli saw are used to perform a basic craniotomy, and the cost of these items is minimal compared to the cost of a power drill.
- The tool also includes a means for rotating the cutting edge, usually using a brace or bit stock, a wrench, or a handle.
- As with so many other pre-nineteenth century tools, we have much to learn about early braces, their designs, and their fabrication.
BritishClothingtirantes masculinecargaderas feminine Colombiatiradores masculine River Platesuspensores masculine Chile
- Farm labourers stand on top of the thrashing machine in shirt sleeves and braces, waiting for work to begin.
- Half a dozen elderly men with huge trousers and big braces watched avidly, but with little emotion.
- Visit the store and you will find a wide range of shirts, socks, belts and braces to go with the trousers.
- He is wearing a chocolate brown moleskin suit, a dark shirt and tartan clip-on braces, one of which has come adrift.
- R.L. comes lumbering out onto the porch, looking old and tired, wearing mud-smeared trousers held up with braces and a checked shirt fraying at the collar.
- He is a typical city boy, red braces, no socks and plenty of arrogance.
- It goes beyond the cliche of the braces and striped shirts to expose a dangerous and compelling side to the world of international futures trading.
- He's wearing a white shirt with a stiff collar, black trousers with braces, and dancing shoes with leather spats.
- At work he wears tailor-made suits, smart shirts and braces.
- Today I went into town to purchase a pair of braces (the ones I got are in red) for a 4 year old.
- It was the heady days of the late 1980s, the days of sharp suits, slicked back hair and red braces over striped shirts.
- Then the scene changed to an office where a fat black police chief in shirt sleeves and braces was holding a polystyrene cup of coffee and cursing to himself.
- He wore a bowler hat, white shirt, trousers and braces like the main character and would become aggressive and menacing when he played the film music.
- The display cabinets house socks, handkerchiefs, underwear, braces, belts - I am sure there are drawers and drawers of treasures beneath hiding away.
- There were bowler hats, striped shirts, braces, dress-suits and stilettos jostling past us on all species of worker, all entirely intent on their destination.
- He's smiling, comfortable, in his sixties - wearing a whiter-than-white shirt, black braces looped over his shoulders.
- He joked: ‘When I bought my new suit I needed braces to keep the trousers up - now they keep themselves up because I have put on a stone and a half.’
- I passed an old man wearing cloth cap and braces and riding a totally rusted bike.
- On the door was a man who looked like he was trying to emulate a 30s movie star - blue suit, very high pulled up trousers with red braces, round thick rimmed glasses, bald.
- The tight fitting black and white clothing is quite the opposite of the clowns colourful baggy trousers with braces, and giant floppy shoes.
British(pair)par masculinethey took home two brace of pheasant — cobraron dos pares de faisanes
- A brace of ptarmigan flutter away for dear life.
- Fishing a groundbait feeder, and alternating worm and red maggot hookbaits, he took a brace of skimmers plus three roach for his winning 3lb 15 oz.
- She took Wolf's arm and inserted herself into a file of carts, getting in front of a brace of mules whose driver cursed her, but whose whip was too short to reach her neck.
- The gap was still one hole at the turn, after a brace of deuces at the short ninth from Westwood and Haas.
- A brace of £60,000 races highlight a cracking card at Haydock, where Time Ahead will surely take all the beating in the bet 365 Lancashire Oaks.
- Writing throughout his sideman career, the guitarist found himself with a brace of songs that reflected not only his love of rock, but also his interest in other types of music.
- There was a brace of hot, salty little birds to pick up and chew.
- Ketheral looked around the inside of the armory, picked up a chainwhip, a normal whip, a brace of throwing knives, and a couple of shields.
- While Breen, fresh from a brace of wins last weekend, made the seven-horse jump-off, two down with Old Town Katie ensured he did not augment his points tally.
- There's only one good way to cook a brace of coneys.
- The 31-year-old scored a brace of goals two seasons ago as Blues completed the double over their bitter rivals.
- The only other possible impediment to romping home with a brace of seats in the next general election would be if they were to be generally held responsible for the collapse of the peace process.
- The saloon deck was a Noah's Ark of Labradorians: there were Celts two by two, pairs of Indians, a brace of hunters and thick, hot knots of Inuit and icemen.
- Kieran O'Callaghan added a brace of points, but Monaleen were determined to have the last say, with Pat Carroll and Dave McAuliffe finding their range.
- Among the groups and couples were a brace of men eating in appreciative silence at tables for one - something I've always thought is a sign of a top kitchen.
- Having shown good pace all weekend, the speedy young Malaysian was understandably disappointed to come away from Thruxton with just a brace of 11 th place finishes.
- I had a pretty dinner for them, viz. a brace of stewed carp, six roast chickens and a jowl of hot salmon.
- Early January also saw the birth of a brace of goats and a couple of antelopes.
- The morning after he is nominated for a brace of Oscars (script and direction) for Vera Drake, Mike Leigh is holed up in an unremarkable office in a London side street.
- Take one unpopular president, a brace of struggling statesmen and a couple of global summits.
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- These breaksite hotspot clusters are indicated by braces in Fig 3.
- Note that parentheses indicate faces, whereas braces indicate forms.
- Seldom used in ordinary writing, brace or curly brackets are common in mathematics and other formulaic usage, where they serve to enclose complex sets of symbols.
- Chapter 1 covers what a LaTeX command does - the meaning of all those backslashes and curly braces.
- Whatever you choose, put the appropriate word between curly braces.
- This is shown in Figure 7 with the brace indicating the route segment with shorter signpost spacings.
- The 10 proposed novel evolutionary groups are indicated by braces to the right of the groups.
- The channels are braced back to the structure with aluminum clips where required to resist wind pressure.
- The piles were tarred ironbark and the beams were kauri with iron brackets to brace them.
- The grid acts as stiffening element, bracing the structure against seismic forces.
- Columns are attached to the walls by a system of horizontal tensile wires, so as to brace the entire structure against earthquake forces.
- Possibly because of its reduced width, the jaw apparatus is more strongly braced in the center.
- The post and lintel were just frames for a set of double door gates wrought of thick lumber and braced with iron.
- It is much stronger than the rest of the hull, often reinforced with extra ribs bracing the inside.
- Full-height, double-glazed sheets brace the structure and barely divide interior from exterior.
- Weak corner joints may be braced with angle irons, and triangles of wood.
- A tilt-up concrete shear wall braces a wood-frame structure, and a steel frame supports the cantilever.
- To support the areas with higher slab thicknesses, additional MEP gates were used to brace the post shores so they could be charged with higher loads.
- The frame is braced with a steel support to preserve its integrity, and then the destructive fun begins.
- The Duramount is a laminate mounted onto a smooth, thin board which is then braced with a sturdy, lightweight wood frame on the back.
- Samyn's lightweight version is braced by a network of tensile cables.
- Light seismic frames brace the existing concrete structure with minimal disruption of the original space or the soil below.
- Can the furniture be used in the fight (and if so, must it be braced or reinforced?)
- Angled legs prevent the arch from flattening and the structure is further braced by four cross frames which also accommodate cross walls.
1.2(place firmly)(hand/foot) afirmar(foot/hand) apoyar
- I suggest he brace his leg against the wall so he doesn't fall over on the turn.
- Sit in the machine with your back braced against the support and your feet placed under the cushions.
- The top of the pillar was about chest length and I braced a trembling hand flat on the surface before putting the other one next to it.
- Additionally, the stirrups can be useful before the impact, to brace the rider more firmly against the cantle.
- Rose of Sharon braced her body against the movements of the car in an effort to protect her fetus.
- He braced his shaking body against the wall and forced his legs to defy gravity and support him one last time.
- The world spun as he staggered to his feet, braced himself on a post, and tried his utmost to shake off his daze.
- Her legs were in a ridiculous bunch at the edge of her bed, while her arms groped blindly for a sturdy surface to brace her body.
- He spread his legs and braced his feet in the sand to stay upright.
- Your form will be challenged because only one side of your body is performing the movements, while the other side is in a very different position, bracing your body.
- With your right arm, grasp the dumbbell with an overhand grip and place your left hand firmly on your left thigh to brace your upper body.
- He braced his body to stand as he got up, and his asleep leg almost buckled underneath him, but his hand found the wall just in time.
- Above him was the strong willow's branch, he braced his feet against the trunk behind him, and pushed.
- He braced his legs and stood up as the rush began.
- He went to the table and braced himself, palms flat against the rough wood.
- An afternoon spent in the Landmannalaugar region of Iceland involved bracing myself against a strong wind.
- For preacher curls, my body is braced in position, so I don't use body motion.
- By twisting her body and bracing her legs to counteract the momentum, she barely managed to prevent herself from falling face-first onto the hard, grimy pavement.
- She stood with her hands braced firmly on her hips.
- He stumbled and only saved himself from falling down a second time by bracing himself on the alley wall.
2Dentistryhe had his teeth braced — le pusieron fierros (en los dientes) Peru Mexico
1to brace oneself for sth — prepararse para algo
- brace yourself, John won the prize — agárrate, John se ganó el premio
1prepararseto brace for sth — prepararse para algo
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