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safety hook

noun
1.
a hook that can be transformed into an eye by locking a hinged piece in place.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • The dynamometer would be attached to the hook line either by means of a safety hook or adequately sized screw-pin shackle.
  • Proposed amendments will require that a safety hook or shackle be used on the upper block.

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