underbraced

adjective

1
: strengthened underneath by stretchers
underbraced table legs
2
: not sufficiently braced
specifically : depending upon some of its joints for its rigidity
underbraced truss

Word History

Etymology

under entry 1 + braced, past participle of brace

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“Underbraced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underbraced. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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