angle-collar

angle collar

noun Shipbuilding.
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stapling

[stey-pling]
noun Shipbuilding.
a collar formed of angle iron surrounding a structural member passing through a deck or bulkhead to make a seal that is watertight, oiltight, etc.
Also called angle collar.


Origin:
staple1 + -ing1

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stapling sta·pling (stā'plĭng)
n.
The fastening together of two tissues with a staple or staples.

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