Associations to the word «Braid»


BRAID, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To make a sudden movement with, to jerk.
BRAID, verb. (archaic) (intransitive) To start into motion.
BRAID, verb. (transitive) To weave together, intertwine (strands of fibers, ribbons, etc.); to arrange (hair) in braids.
BRAID, verb. To mix, or make uniformly soft, by beating, rubbing, or straining, as in preparing food.
BRAID, verb. (obsolete) To reproach; to upbraid.
BRAID, noun. (obsolete) A sudden movement; a jerk, a wrench. [11th-17thc.]
BRAID, noun. A weave of three or more strands of fibers, ribbons, cords or hair often for decoration. [from 16thc.]
BRAID, noun. A fancy; freak; caprice.
BRAID, adjective. (obsolete) deceitful
BRAID GROUP, noun. (group theory) a group whose elements represent ways to weave some number of strings into braids
BRAID GROUPS, noun. Plural of braid group
BRAID STATISTICS, noun. (math) (physics) A generalization of the statistics of bosons and fermions based on the concept of braid group.

Dictionary definition

BRAID, noun. A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.
BRAID, noun. Trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains.
BRAID, verb. Make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth".
BRAID, verb. Decorate with braids or ribbons; "braid a collar".
BRAID, verb. Form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.