brace and bit

noun
a drill consisting of a bit and a brace to hold and turn it
Hypernyms: ↑drill
Part Meronyms: ↑brace, ↑bitstock

* * *

brace and bit,
a tool for boring, consisting of a drill (the bit) fitted into a handle (the brace).

* * *

n. a revolving tool with a D-shaped crank handle for boring

* * *

ˌbrace and ˈbit 7 [brace and bit] noun
a tool for making holes, with a handle that you turn round and round

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • brace and bit — n. a tool for boring, consisting of a removable drill (bit) in a rotating handle ( brace): see DRILL1 * * * ▪ hand tool   hand operated tool for boring holes in wood, consisting of a crank shaped turning device, the brace, that grips and rotates… …   Universalium

  • brace-and-bit — brace and bitˈ noun A brace with the drilling bit in place • • • Main Entry: ↑brace …   Useful english dictionary

  • brace and bit — n. a tool for boring, consisting of a removable drill (bit) in a rotating handle ( brace): see DRILL1 …   English World dictionary

  • brace and bit — n. drilling tool composed of a bit and handle for holding and turning it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brace and bit — noun a boring tool consisting of a bit and a handle for rotating it …   Australian English dictionary

  • brace and bit — Noun. An act of defecation. Rhyming slang on shit …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • brace — ► NOUN 1) (braces) Brit. a pair of straps passing over the shoulders and fastening to the top of trousers to hold them up. 2) a strengthening or supporting piece or part. 3) a wire device fitted in the mouth to straighten the teeth. 4) (also… …   English terms dictionary

  • Brace (tool) — A brace or brace and bit is a hand tool used to drill holes, usually in wood. Pressure is applied to the top and the tool is rotated with a U shaped grip.The U shaped part is a kind of crankshaft. It gives the brace much greater torque than other …   Wikipedia

  • brace — I UK [breɪs] / US verb Word forms brace : present tense I/you/we/they brace he/she/it braces present participle bracing past tense braced past participle braced 1) [intransitive/transitive] to get ready for something unpleasant brace yourself for …   English dictionary

  • brace — noun 1》 a device supporting a weak or injured part of the body.     ↘a wire device fitted in the mouth to straighten the teeth.     ↘a strengthening piece of iron or timber in building or carpentry. 2》 (braces) Brit. a pair of straps passing over …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.