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Definition of wheel brace in English:


1A tool for screwing and unscrewing nuts on the wheel of a vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Remember when car accessories meant a wheel brace and a decent tool kit - if you were lucky?
  • Earlier that week, four masked robbers armed with an electronic stun gun, hammers and a wheel brace stole a substantial amount of cash from a security van parked in Bank Street outside the Abbey National bank.
  • At approximately 8 pm on Wednesday last January 22, two raiders wielding a wheel brace and jemmy bar entered Tougher's on the Kilkenny road.
2A hand drill worked by turning a wheel.
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