knee brace

nounBuilding Trades.
  1. a diagonal member for bracing the angle between two joined members, as a stud or column and a joist or rafter, being joined to each partway along its length.

Origin of knee brace

First recorded in 1910–15

Words Nearby knee brace Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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