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Braid

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Woven fabric in the form of a band, typically made of silk, wool, cotton, gold or silver thread; it is used primarily for trimming or binding articles of dress. In ...

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braiding

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

*Embroidery made of coloured braid.

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braiding

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 7 words.

*Embroidery made of coloured braid.

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Braids

Aaron Abrams.

in Office Hours with a Geometric Group Theorist

July 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geometry. 15706 words.

This chapter deals with mathematical braids, an idealized abstraction of the familiar hair and bread braids. In a mathematical braid, the “strings” remain separate at the ends rather than...

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Braid

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Scottish:

1. variant of Broad.

2. habitational name from a place called Braid, south of Edinburgh.

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braid

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

abrade, afraid, aid, aide, ambuscade, arcade, balustrade, barricade, Belgrade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brocade, cannonade, carronade, cascade, cavalcade,

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braid

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

abrade, afraid, aid, aide, ambuscade, arcade, balustrade, barricade, Belgrade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brocade, cannonade, carronade, cascade, cavalcade,

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braid

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 47 words.

†move with a sudden movement; interweave, plait OE.; (from the sb.) bind or ornament with braid XVIII. OE. str.

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Braid

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Along with Sunny Day Real Estate, one of the more popular and copied emo (emotional hardcore) bands to emerge in the early to mid-90s was Braid. Hailing from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois ...

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Braid

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery. 79 words.

Woven fabric in the form of a band, typically made of silk, wool, cotton, gold or silver thread; it is used primarily for trimming or binding articles of dress. In the vocabulary of...

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braided rivers

Trevor B. Hoey.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 522 words.

Braided rivers have a distinctive divided channel form. The simplest braided pattern is where a single channel divides into two

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Braid Groups

Benson Farb and Dan Margalit.

in A Primer on Mapping Class Groups (PMS-49)

October 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geometry. 7400 words.

This chapter introduces the reader to Artin's classical braid groups Bₙ. The group Bₙ is isomorphic to the mapping class group of a disk with n marked points. Since disks are planar, the...

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Hair Braids

Edward C. Rosenow.

in Mayo Clinic Challenging Images for Pulmonary Board Review

October 2010; p ublished online June 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 103 words.

Hair braid was not seen on lateral view

Silhouette does not fit that of any anatomic structure

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braided channel

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A river channel in which bars and islands have been deposited, differing from anastomosis since the islands are less permanent. Braiding occurs with frequent variations in discharge: when...

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Braiding Science: Refiguring Ayurveda

Projit Bihari Mukharji.

in Doctoring Traditions

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 14198 words.

The introduction has two aims. First: to clarify the key concerns of the book. Second: to situate these concerns within a wide range of interdisciplinary readings. Overall, the discussions...

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Braid

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Woven fabric in the form of a band, typically made of silk, wool, cotton, gold or silver thread; it is used primarily for trimming or binding articles of dress. In ...

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Braid

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 5 words.

(Braghad) (river) Antrim. ‘Throat’.

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Braid

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 309 words.

Along with Sunny Day Real Estate, one of the more popular and copied emo (emotional hardcore) bands to emerge

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Braid

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 80 words.

Woven fabric in the form of a band, typically made of silk, wool, cotton, gold or silver thread; it is

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Braid

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 144 words.

Variants: Braide, Bread, Broyd

Current frequencies: GB 1080, Ireland 8 • GB frequency 1881: 1098 • Main

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Braid, James (1870–1950), golfer

Bernard Darwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1144 words.

Braid, James (1870–1950), golfer, was born at Liberty Place, Elie, Fife, on 6 February 1870, the son of James Braid, ploughman and later forester, and his second wife, Mary Harris. He began...

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