AskDefine | Define bra

Dictionary Definition

bra n : an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts [syn: brassiere, bandeau]

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English

Etymology 1

Shortened from brassiere

Pronunciation

  • , /brɑː/, /brA:/
    Rhymes with: -ɑː

Noun

  1. a brassiere
Translations
brassiere

Etymology 2

From bracket

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. One of the two vectors in the standard notation for describing quantum states in quantum mechanics, the other being the ket.
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Antonyms

Etymology 3

Representing a bastardized pronunciation of bro, meaning brother

Noun

  1. friend
  1. Take it easy, bra!

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • /brɑː/, /brA:/

Adjective

bra

Adverb

bra

See also

Extensive Definition

Bra may refer to:
  • Brassiere, an undergarment
  • Male bra, an undergarment
  • Bra (CN), a city in Italy
  • Bra-ket notation, used for describing quantum states in the theory of quantum mechanics
  • Bra (Dragon Ball), a fictional character in the manga Dragon Ball Z, the anime Dragonball Z, and the anime Dragon Ball GT
  • Bra (store chain), formerly a Swedish store chain that merged with Wessells to form Bra & Wessels

Acronym

As a three letter acronym, BRA can be:
bra in Bulgarian: Бра
bra in German: Bra
bra in Spanish: Bra
bra in Esperanto: BRA
bra in French: BRA
bra in Italian: BRA
bra in Dutch: Bra
bra in Japanese: BRA
bra in Norwegian: Bra
bra in Polish: Bra
bra in Kölsch: BRA (Watt ėßß datt?)
bra in Russian: Бра
bra in Finnish: Luettelo Dragon Ballin hahmoista#Bra

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