braces
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Dictionary of telecommunications. . 2000.

Synonyms:
, / (on which a carriage rests)


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  • braces — noun a) A device for straightening teeth. Susy has to go to the dentist to see if she needs braces. b) handcuffs Yup, we put that dastardly villain in braces. Syn: retainer, manacles, bracket …   Wiktionary

  • braces — noun an appliance that corrects dental irregularities • Syn: ↑brace, ↑orthodontic braces • Hypernyms: ↑dental appliance * * * braces suspenders: see brace n.2 9 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • braces — Скобки (Square brackets, Parantheses, Angle brackets, Braces)     Парные знаки препинания. Бывают квадратные, круглые, угловые (ломаные), фигурные (парантезы). Применяются в формульном наборе и для выделений в тексте …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • braces — Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances …   Medical dictionary

  • braces — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) suspenders …   English dialects glossary

  • braces — (BE) see suspenders * * * (BE) see suspenders …   Combinatory dictionary

  • braces — suspenders …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • braces — n. network of wires placed on teeth to straighten them; pair of written symbols that resemble curly brackets ; suspenders (British) breɪs n. rest, prop; rope on a sailboat; pair, couple v. reinforce, strengthen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • braces — Brit. a pair of straps passing over the shoulders and fastening to the top of trousers at the front and back to hold them up. → brace …   English new terms dictionary

  • braces — n. pl. 1. Suspenders, gallowses. 2. Straps (on which a carriage rests) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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