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What is the meaning of brace and bit?

What is the meaning of brace and bit?

brace and bit, hand-operated tool for boring holes in wood, consisting of a crank-shaped turning device, the brace, that grips and rotates the hole-cutting tool, the bit.

What do you mean by brace?

1 : something that transmits, directs, resists, or supports weight or pressure: such as. a : a diagonal piece of structural material that serves to strengthen something (such as a framework) walls held up with braces. b medical : an appliance for supporting a body part has braces on his legs a neck brace.

What is the synonym of brace?

prop (up), reinforce. (also reenforce), support, sustain.

What a bit means?

A small amount of anything
1. A small amount of anything; also, a short period of time. For example, Here’s a bit of wrapping paper, or It’ll be ready in a bit, or Just wait a bit. [ c. 1600]

What is a brace drill bit?

A brace is a hand tool used with a bit (drill bit or auger) to drill holes, usually in wood. Pressure is applied to the top and the tool is rotated with a U-shaped grip.

Why use a brace instead of a drill?

Braces. A carpenter’s brace has a ‘U’ shaped crank/frame that is used to turn the chuck and drill into wood. The sweep handle of a brace helps it to generate more torque than a hand drill, due to it having a greater distance from the centre of rotation so providing more leverage than the turning handle of a hand drill.

Are braces painful?

Mild pain or discomfort is a normal side effect of wearing braces. But you should only feel the discomfort immediately after your orthodontist places or adjusts your braces or wires. The discomfort typically disappears within four days, and braces pain rarely lasts longer than a week.

How many is a brace?

Scoring ‘a brace’ in football refers to when a player scores two goals in a single match. The name is derived from various places, including Old English and Anglo-French.

What is opposite of brace?

ˈbreɪs) Support by bracing. Antonyms. disjoin divide disarrange unyoke outspan wife. sustain hold up tread support.

What is bit used for?

A bit (short for binary digit) is the smallest unit of data in a computer. A bit has a single binary value, either 0 or 1. Although computers usually provide instructions that can test and manipulate bits, they generally are designed to store data and execute instructions in bit multiples called bytes.

How do you use the word bit?

Bit sentence example

  1. The trip back was every bit as exciting.
  2. I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.
  3. She bit her lips to keep them from quivering and blinked her eyes to get rid of the blur.
  4. I am just a bit distressed, Father.
  5. She bit her lower lip.

How is the size of a bit brace determined?

The first is the chuck size: this determines what size bit can be fitted into the chuck of the brace. For example, a brace with a 13mm capacity chuck can be used with a bit that has a shank size of up to 13mm. The second size you will need to know when buying a brace is the sweep.