a device for tying something down.
the act of tying something down.

noun use of verb phrase tie down

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The bed features two-tier loading and an integrated deck rail utility system with four adjustable tie-down cleats.
Having tarps, netting, and other tie-down materials to secure loads is a great way to prevent roadside accidents.
No tie-down device is required for a one-story building, the top of a two or top of a three story building.
Outside tie-down space is available for lease while you wait for a hangar to become available.
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