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  • n. Plural form of bracing.


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  • Shutters clapped hollowly against bracings as dwellers sealed their residences against the approaching storm.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • That the fall of the bridge was occasioned by the insufficiency of the cross bracings and its fastenings to sustain the force of the gale on the night of December 28, 1879, and that the bridge had been previously strained by other gales.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Worse, the spiderwebs of iron bracings set in place in 1845 to make Erebus impervious to the ice moaned constantly now from the terrible pressure.

    The Terror

  • Rust flecked the iron bracings of the mighty bronze portal.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Rust flecked the iron bracings of the heavy bronze gate.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Then, it had taken three rankers to lift and carry the big barrel over the bracings to get it into position.

    Alector's Choice

  • Pull the loaves out of the oven and bring me these bracings of my stomach.

    The Acharnians

  • Pete rope-tied the wheel to the helm bracings and turned the boat around.

    American Tabloid

  • Diagonal board bracings are provided to take up horizontally acting forces.

    4. Types of Formwork

  • Nail bracings longitudinally and transversely to the wall!

    Chapter 6


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