braced frame

noun Carpentry.
a building frame employing a heavy, braced framework of solid girts mortised into solid posts the full height of the frame, with studs one story high filling the interstices.
Also called full frame.
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See drawing details for anchor rods at braced frame baseplate connections.
Braced frame, in which vertical posts are supported by diagonal braces.
The church is rectangular in plan, has a braced frame structure covered with weatherboards, and is set on masonry piers.
These drawings show that the structural steel frame is a braced frame in both the transverse and longitudinal directions.
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