Anything used to fasten; bolt, clasp, hook, lock, button, etc.
A short nail or pin, with a narrow shaft that is not tapered and a relatively large, flat head
A metal crosspiece used as a brace in a link, as in a chain cable.
Any clasp or fastening that closes with a click or snap
An Archimedes screw.
A cotter pin.
A projecting pin or bolt used to hang things on, fasten ropes to, mark degrees of measurement or keep the score in a game, etc.
(Poker, only in attributive use) Relating to the nuts, the best possible hand on a given board.
A slim, pointed piece of metal hammered into material as a fastener.
The definition of a lock is a device or a tool for holding or securing, or an enclosed canal with a series of gates that raise and lower ships to the level of adjoining water.
(Surfing) A leg rope.
A spring lock, as for a door, that is opened from the outside by a key.
(Informal) A quick sharp blow:
A grip or grasp of the hand.
A quantity that is caught:
Any of various objects resembling a button, especially:
(Architecture) A decorative or weight-bearing structural unit, two sides of which form a right angle with one arm flush against a wall and the other flush beneath a projecting surface, such as eaves or a bay window.
A device for setting up or maintaining tension, as a guy wire
A dirty, matted lock of wool.
Any of the heavy bolts which extend out from an axle hub or a disc brake, used with a nut (lug nut) to mount a wheel
To kill a tree or woody shrub by removing or destroying a band of bark and cambium from its circumference. The plants die because the distribution of food down from the leaves (through the phloem) and sometimes the flow of water and nutrients up from the roots (through the xylem) is disrupted, and the cambium can no longer regenerate these vascular tissues to repair the damage. Unwanted trees, such as invasive or nonnative species, are often eliminated by girdling. Some plant diseases kill trees by destroying a ring of cambium and so girdling them. Gnawing animals, especially rodents, can also girdle trees.
A narrow strip, as of leather, used for binding or lashing.
The definition of a harness is a system of belts, straps or fabric to hold a person or animal down.
(Nautical) A heavy rope or chain for mooring or anchoring a ship.
The definition of a rope is a strong and thick line made of twisted fibers.
A uniting force or tie; a link:
A band or bandage
(Chiefly Minnesota) A rubber band.
Any device for slowing, stopping, or preventing the motion of a vehicle or machine, as by causing a block, shoe, or band to press against a moving part
The path of a hit or thrown ball that curves away to the left from a right-handed player or to the right from a left-handed player
A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway).
One of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering (Wikipedia article).
An encircling cord, band, or belt.
A delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.
A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.
The definition of a vise, an alternative spelling for vice, is a tool to grip something firmly as it is worked on.
An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
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