brad

Definitions

  • Brad-Awl.  Twist-Drill.   German Gimlet-Bit.  Bit-Point Drill. Twist-Bit.  Auger-Bit
    Brad-Awl. Twist-Drill. German Gimlet-Bit. Bit-Point Drill. Twist-Bit. Auger-Bit
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v brad fasten with brads
    • n brad a small nail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During the making of the the movie "Fight Club," actor Brad Pitt chipped his tooth. However, he did not get his tooth capped until after the movie was done filming as he thought it would look better chipped for his character
    • n Brad A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head; also, a small wire nail, with a flat circular head; sometimes, a small, tapering, square-bodied finishing nail, with a countersunk head.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Pepsi-Cola was originally called 'Brad's drink'.
    • n brad A slender flat nail having, instead of a head, a slight projection on one side. It is used when it is desirable that the head should not project, as in joinery, cabinet-work, and pattern-makers' work.
    • brad To nail with brads.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Brad Pitt has been smoking since the sixth grade
    • n Brad brad a small nail having a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OE. brod, Dan. braad, prick, sting, brodde, ice spur, frost nail, Sw. brodd, frost nail, Icel. broddr, any pointed piece of iron or stell; akin to AS. brord, point, spire of grass, and perh. to E. bristle,. See Bristle (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scot. brod, an instrument for pricking with; Ice. broddr, a pointed piece of iron.

Usage

In literature:

Drive the brads through from the under side of the base an eighth of an inch within the guiding line.
"Construction Work for Rural and Elementary Schools" by Virginia McGaw
Small brads should be used in nailing.
"Harper's Young People, April 6, 1880" by Various
He took Brad's out-stretched hands, then fell backward, feet lifting, catching Brad in the stomach.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
You can put a beading around the board, with small brads and stain it cherry or some other color.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Who would be getting the brads, Pat, av they war paid?
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
It is held in place with small brass brads.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Anyone may see at a glance that the style of this message, from beginning to end, is not Charles Brad-laugh's.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Two or three brads driven into the lower rod caught into holes in the strap and prevented slipping.
"Primary Handwork" by Ella Victoria Dobbs
I walked down Brad Street to the Capitol Square.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Archie Bradly, will you please state the object of the meeting?
"The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted" by Katharine Ellis Barrett
Brad and Ugh bounded out of their ship.
"The Sloths of Kruvny" by Vern Fearing
Have yo' seed Brad Tingle?
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
Dave Riddle will work with Honorario, Brad Connel with Ruiz, and Hobart Zircon with Rick and Scotty.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Twisting the gooseneck in his hand, Brad sucked in a deep breath and blew it out in a rush.
"Spillthrough" by Daniel F. Galouye
Really, Brad, if it wasn't for Tim, I'd never hesitate to marry you.
"The Sphere of Sleep" by Chester S. Geier
MacLeod lifted one heavy shoe and drove its spiked sole down upon Wade's foot, the brads puncturing the thin leather.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
In one nail factory two hundred different kinds of nails, tacks and brads are manufactured.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
I selected one standing near me, and another called Brad.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs" by Orange Jacobs
Brad-dock urged Wash-ing-ton to join him in the field.
"The Life of George Washington" by Josephine Pollard
A search through this house by the police led to the discovery of two crooked chisels, a brad-awl, and a file.
"The History of Burke and Hare" by George Mac Gregor
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In news:

Brad and Angelina's road to engagement.
Brad, Jackie, and Terry are Christmas Elves .
Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey and director Martin Scorsese.
JORDAN SCHRADER and BRAD SHANNON.
Sheriff candidate and incumbent Brad Steube HERALD FILE PHOTO/PAUL VIDELA.
In a preview for his new series "It's a Brad, Brad World," the Bravo reality stars says her behavior is "unjust.".
Brad Keselowski's NASCAR journey a bouncy road of perseverance.
"Within Two Worlds" was created by photographer Brad Goldpaint.
Recapping Brad Mills' exhausting and record-setting walks to the mound.
The path that Brad Mills beat to the mound Monday night was unlike any that a manager had ever walked before.
Director Brad Anderson creates ' existential thriller'.
Brad Anderson has never been afraid of the dark.
No time to rebuild for Brad Dehem and the Brookstone Cougars.
How I Met Your Mother's Brad.
Organizer Brad Crick estimated there were about 180 cars participating compared to 187 last year.
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In science:

Remark 3.17 We wil l often use the word “L-Brad low pair” and “reduced L-Brad low pair” instead of “parabolic L-Brad low pair” and “parabolic reduced L-Brad low pair”, if there are no risk of confusion.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
We wil l also use the word “quasi-parabolic L-Brad low pair” and “quasi-parabolic reduced L-Brad low pair”, if a system of weights is not given.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
A parabolic L-Brad low pair on U × (X, D) is defined to be a tuple (E∗ , φ) of a U -parabolic torsion-free sheaf E∗ on U × (X, D) and a pair φ of Li -sections φi (i = 1, 2).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
An oriented parabolic reduced L-Brad low pair on U × (X, D) is defined to be a tuple (E∗ , [φ], ρ) of a U parabolic torsion-free sheaf E∗ on U × (X, D), a pair [φ] of reduced Li -sections [φi ] which are non-trivial everywhere, and an orientation ρ.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Definition 3.19 The type of an (oriented) parabolic L-Brad low pairs is defined to be the type of the underlying quasi-parabolic sheaf.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
We have the induced L-Brad low pairs (Ker(f )∗ , φ′ ), (Im(f )∗ , φ′′ ) and (Cok(f )∗ , φ′′′ ).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Lemma 3.30 Let (E∗ , φ) be a parabolic L-Brad low pair.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Definition 3.31 Let (E∗ , [φ]) be a parabolic reduced L-Brad low pair on X with P δ (E∗ ,φ) = P , and let F be a ful l flag of H 0 (cid:0)X, E (m)(cid:1).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
In the oriented case, we We denote by fMss m (cid:0)by , [L], α∗ , (δ, ℓ)(cid:1) as usual. use the notation fMss Similarly, we have the notion of (δ, ℓ)-semistability for a L-Brad low pair (E∗ , φ) such that φ 6= 0 and a m (cid:0)y , L, α∗ , (δ, ℓ)(cid:1).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Lemma 3.33 Let (E∗ , [φ], F ) be a reduced L-Brad low pair with a ful l flag F of H 0 (cid:0)X, E (m)(cid:1).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Then, there does not exist δ -semistable parabolic L-Brad low pair (E∗ , φ) of type y such that φ 6= 0.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Lemma 3.45 Let (cid:0)E∗ , φ(cid:1) be a parabolic L-Brad low pair contained in the family YOK(N , K, y , L, δ) with a lift (cid:0)q , E∗ , φ, W∗ , [ eφ](cid:1).
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Then, E∗ is semistable if (E∗ , φ) be a δ -stable L-Brad low pair.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Let (E∗ , φ) be a parabolic L-Brad low pair of type y with weight α∗ such that φ 6= 0, which is δ -polystable but not δ -stable.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
Moreover, when the 2-stability condition holds for (y , α∗ , L, δ), one of the fol lowing holds for any δ -semistable parabolic L-Brad low pair (E∗ , φ) of type y with weight α∗ such that φ 6= 0.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
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