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tieback

[tahy-bak] /ˈtaɪˌbæk/
noun
1.
a strip or loop of material, heavy braid, or the like, used for holding a curtain back to one side.
2.
a curtain having such a device.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; noun use of verb phrase tie back
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  • The straps shown in the details mentioned are required only above and below each tieback anchor.
  • Driven piles are not usually used as soldier piles with tieback applications.
  • Review all contractor's data with regard to installation and testing of the tieback anchors.
British Dictionary definitions for tieback

tieback

/ˈtaɪˌbæk/
noun
1.
  1. a length of cord, ribbon, or other fabric used for tying a curtain to one side
  2. a curtain having such a device
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