tighten

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cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach abdominoplasty , tummy tuck
(nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud deadeye
string to tighten or close an opening drawstring
pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it idle pulley , idler pulley , idle wheel
nut used to tighten a stuffing box packing nut , stuffing nut
large pipe wrench with L-shaped adjustable jaws that tighten as pressure on the handle is increased Stillson wrench
rope to prevent slipping, to tighten, or to hold something, pin or piece on toggle
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