• (adj): Positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger.
    Example: "He stood to attention with his shoulders braced"
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Some articles on braced:

Short Knuckleduster - Design and Development
... section of the hull was boxed and braced by diagonal frames to bear the loads from the wing-root attachments ... Fuel tanks were mounted within the wings sprung and braced wingtip floats were fitted ... The tail unit comprised a horizontal plane braced by struts with two vertical fins and rudders, also supported by diagonal bracing to the fuselage ...
Jury Strut
... They are commonly installed on braced high-wing monoplanes, but are also used on braced low-wing aircraft, where they provide extra positive g-capabilities ... On braced monoplanes with 'V' struts, they may brace both struts to the wing surface and also provide an interconnecting tube between the two jury struts to form a jury strut assembly ...
Buckling Restrained Braced Frame
... Buckling Restrained Braced Frame (BRBF) is a structural steel frame that provides lateral resistance to buckling, particularly during seismic activity ... The BRBF is typically a special case of a concentrically braced frame ... resulting in smaller beam sizes than a standard braced frame ...
Fairchild 42
... It was a conventional high-wing, strut-braced monoplane with fixed tailwheel undercarriage ... This production version differed from the prototypes in having a redesigned, strut-braced empennage in place of the wire-braced unit of the earlier aircraft, and ...
Selmer Guitar - Construction
... The back and top are both ladder-braced, which was the norm for French and Italian steel-string guitars of the time (unlike American guitars, which ... Classique, for example, essentially being a standard fan-braced, flat-top classical guitar ...

More definitions of "braced":

  • (adj): Held up by braces or buttresses.
    Synonyms: buttressed

Famous quotes containing the word braced:

    The chisel work of an enormous Glacier
    That braced his feet against the Arctic Pole.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)