Sway Brace

Business / Construction / Sway Brace: Metal straps or wood blocks installed diagonally on the inside of a wall from bottom to top plate, to prevent the wall from twisting, racking, or falling over 'domino' fashion.

Other Words for Brace

Brace Verb Synonyms: steady, reinforce, support, strengthen, prop or shore up
Brace Noun Synonyms: bracket, stiffener, reinforcement, reinforcer, support, buttress, prop, stay, strut, truss
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Other Words for Sway

Sway Noun Synonyms: sweep, wave, swing, (period of) oscillation, libration
Sway Adjective Synonyms: wave, waver, swing, sweep, oscillate, undulate, reel, totter, swing or move to and fro or back and forth or from side to side or backwards and forwards, rock, fluctuate, bend, lean
Sway Verb Synonyms: influence, control, power, command, authority, dominion, rule, sovereignty, leadership, mastery, grip, clutches, grasp
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Sway Back

Entertainment / Ballet / Sway Back: When a dancer arches their back too far resulting in an appearance of bad posture. MORE

Sway Brace

Business / Construction / Sway Brace: Metal straps or wood blocks installed diagonally on the inside of a wall from bottom to top plate, to prevent the wall from twisting, racking, or falling over 'domino' fashion. MORE

Sway

Entertainment / Golf / Sway: Generally considered to be an excess of lateral (side to side) body motion in a golf swing MORE

Let-In Brace

Business / Construction / Let-In Brace: Nominal 1 inch-thick boards applied into notched studs diagonally. Also, an 'L' shaped, long (@ 10') metal strap that are installed by the framer at the rough stage to give support to an exterior wall MORE

Corner Braces

Business / Construction / Corner Braces: Diagonal braces at the corners of the framed structure designed to stiffen and strengthen the wall. MORE

Cut-In Brace

Business / Construction / Cut-In Brace: Nominal 2-inch-thick members, usually 2 by 4's, cut in between each stud diagonally. MORE

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