Translation of main brace in Spanish:

main brace

braza (de) mayor, n.

Pronunciation /ˌmeɪn ˈbreɪs/


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    braza (de) mayor feminine
    • The main brace, being one of the heaviest pieces of running rigging in a ship, was seldom spliced if damaged, but was replaced instead.
    • The main brace was the largest and heaviest of all the rigging being up to 20" diameter on the big ships.