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brace

brace, 3
1. A metal or wood member which is used to stiffen or support a structure; a strut which supports or fixes another member in position or a tie used for the same purpose.
2. An angle brace.
3. A tool having a handle, crank, and chuck; used for holding a bit or auger and rotating it to drill a hole by hand; also called a bit stock.
4. A raker, 2.
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It seems a little unfriendly to us here at Indications, but AOTA suggests that candidates wear a prophylactic hand brace or splint (available from any drugstore, according to AOTA) to ward off enthusiastic grippers.
He is wearing a specially designed hand brace that allows some movement, but he will not start against Arizona State today.
According to Joe Young, the director of the O&P program at Francis Tuttle, they have also added optional certified fitter training into the program, teaching students how to fit soft goods such as knee and hand braces, which he says increases their graduates' marketability even more.