curly brace

noun

Definition of curly brace

:either one of the marks { or } that are used as a pair around words or items that are to be considered together

Word by Word Definitions

curly play
  1. : tending to curl

  2. : having the grain composed of fibers that undulate without crossing and that often form alternating light and dark lines

brace play
  1. : to fasten tightly : bind

  2. : to prepare for use by making taut

  3. : prepare, steel

  1. : something (such as a clasp) that connects or fastens

  2. : two of a kind : pair

  3. : a crank-shaped instrument for turning a bit (see 1bit 1a(2))


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