IN MATH: 1. n. a mark of inclusion: a symbol which sets off the part of the expression to be treated as a whole (symbol: { or }).

IN ENGLISH: 1. n. a support. EX. Grandpa needed a back brace. 2. v. to support. EX. Please brace the plant against the wind. 3. as defined above.

APPLICATION: See list 80.

1. Use braces in the expression 5 + 4 x 3 to indicate that 5 + 4 is to be completed first in this case rather than 4 x 3.

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