Meaning of “bracing” in the English Dictionary

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"bracing" in British English

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uk /ˈbreɪ.sɪŋ/ us /ˈbreɪ.sɪŋ/

(of weather) cold and perhaps windy; (of an activity) making you feel full of energy because it is done outside when the weather is cold and perhaps windy:

We enjoyed a bracing walk on the beach.

(Definition of “bracing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)