curly brace


Definition of curly brace

  1. :  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

  1. :  tending to curl

    :  having curls

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

  1. :  to fasten tightly :  bind

    :  to prepare for use by making taut

    :  prepare, steel

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

    :  two of a kind :  pair

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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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