Braces may refer to:

  • Suspenders
  • Dental braces
  • Brace (orthopaedic), orthopaedic device
  • Braces (punctuation), curly brackets { }

Other articles related to "braces, brace":

Braces (sailing)
... The braces on a square-rigged ship are lines used to rotate the yards around the mast, to allow the ship to sail at different angles to the wind ... The braces are fixed to the outer ends of the yards, and are led to the deck as far aft as possible, to allow the crew to haul on them ... The lower yards' braces can usually run directly to the deck, but to do so with those higher up would mean that most of the force was pulling downwards ...
Lumbar Hyperlordosis - Treatment - Braces
... The Boston brace is a plastic exterior that can be made with a small amount of lordosis to minimize stresses on discs that have experienced herniated discs ... responsible, being properly fitted with a customized brace may be a solution to avoid strain and limit the frequency of instability ...
Self-ligating Braces - Similarities and Differences From Conventional Braces
... One of the most significant differences from conventional dental braces is the absence of elastic ligature (bands or ties) ... Self-ligating braces typically are smaller and more aesthetic since a metal door is required to hold wires in place (this prevents "invisible" or clear options of these braces, with ... The ties on this type of brace are used to hold the archwire in place ...
Drifting (motorsport) - Drift Tuning - Body
... Front and rear strut tower braces, B-pillar braces, lower arm braces, and master cylinder braces are all used to stiffen the chassis ...

Famous quotes containing the word braces:

    I was even more surprised at the power of the waves, exhibited on this shattered fragment, than I had been at the sight of the smaller fragments before. The largest timbers and iron braces were broken superfluously, and I saw that no material could withstand the power of the waves; that iron must go to pieces in such a case, and an iron vessel would be cracked up like an egg- shell on the rocks.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Dizzily down the abyss he wheels—
    So fell Darius. Upon his crown,
    In the midst of the barn-yard he came down,
    In a wonderful whirl of tangled strings,
    Broken braces and broken springs,
    Broken tail and broken wings,
    John Townsend Trowbridge (1827–1916)