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a cup-shaped object of rubber, glass, plastic, etc., which, by producing a partial vacuum, can be made to adhere to or draw something to a surface.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Each double-sided plastic hologram window figure comes with a plastic
for window attachment.
For portable systems, you might note mounting options you require, such as a
option or a movable extender arm.
If you pull a
away from the surface it's attached to, the cup will strongly resist your efforts.
It's easy to affix it to your dash via a
It also has dual speakers, a digital display, and an external wire antenna with a
It attaches with a
to the dashboard or windshield.
For bulb-changing, there's a
or a spring-driven cage.
All ticks are wingless and have four pairs of legs, each containing a small
These tags are attached from the small boat via a soft
and can remain on the turtle for hours to days.
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