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angle collar

noun, Shipbuilding.
1.

stapling

[stey-pling] /ˈsteɪ plɪŋ/
noun, Shipbuilding.
1.
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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angle-collar in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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