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braid

[brād]
(mathematics)
A braid of order n consists of two parallel lines, sets of n points on each of the lines with a one-to-one correspondence between them, and n nonintersecting space curves, each of which connects one of the n points on one of the parallel lines with the corresponding point on the other; the space curves are configured so that no curve turns back on itself, in the sense that its projection on the plane of the parallel lines lies between the parallel lines and intersects any line parallel to them no more than once, and any two such projections intersect at most a finite number of times.
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Never wash wigs in steaming hot water as this can cause the braids to look chapped because the wigs are synthetic in nature.
Loose line allows for excess braid to come off the spool when casting, and can cause slippage when under pressure," said Cullen Schroder of White's Tackle in Stuart.
According to KMS, the HCBA in a statement issued in Srinagar said that there was no let-up in the braid chopping incidents in occupied Kashmir and the life of the people had been made miserable.
He said a team of doctors had been sent to Kulgam to speak to victims whose braid was chopped off recently.
Two in One Braid: This is making a plain braid look like a trick.
Trilene Braid and NanoFil have thin diameters for their break strengths, which are about twice their rated strengths.
An able goal-kicker, Braid has played for Canada on the World Sevens circuit and featured for Glasgow Warriors during the 2014/15 season.
I think one of the reasons our braid bar has been so popular is that there are so many variations, plus the fact that the celebs love them
Lots of curl-loving NMG girls braid their hair when wet to get waves when dry.
Pro tips on creating the best braid at home also include plaiting hair before you go to bed so you can wake up to a stylish messy look, styling on wavy or curly hair and even using extensions to add length to your plait.
Begin your braid in the middle of the forehead as a normal plait, and gradually add a piece from either side to the centre section, staying tight to the scalp.
From detailed and delicate to loose and laid-back, braids are making a comeback.