follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

braced frame

noun, Carpentry.
1.
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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for braced frame
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for braced frame

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for braced

11
13
Scrabble Words With Friends