fasten together

  • 61 compact — [kəm pakt′, käm′pakt΄; ] for n., always [ käm′pakt΄] adj. [ME < L compactus, concentrated, pp. of compingere, to fasten together < com , with, together + pangere, to fix, fasten: see PEACE] 1. closely and firmly packed or put together;… …

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  • 62 coffle — ☆ coffle [kôf′əl, käf′əl] n. 〚Ar qāfila, caravan〛 a group of animals or slaves fastened together in a line, or driven along together vt. coffled, coffling to fasten together in or as in a coffle * * * cof·fle (kôʹfəl, kŏfʹəl) n. A group of… …

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  • 63 Computer case screws — From left to right: a 6 32 thumbscrew, a 6 32 screw, an M3 screw, and a self tapping screw for case fans Computer case screws are the hardware used to fasten together parts of a computer case and to fasten the system components (such as… …

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  • 64 couple — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, pair, bond, from Anglo French cuple, from Latin copula bond, from co + apere to fasten more at apt Date: 13th century 1. a. two persons married, engaged, or otherwise romantically paired b. two persons paired… …

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  • 65 Synapse — The point of connection usually between two nerve cells. Specifically, a synapse is a specialized junction at which a nerve cell (a neuron) communicates with a target cell. The neuron releases a chemical transmitter (a neurotransmitter) that… …

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  • 66 крепить — и СКРЕПЛЯТЬ, несов. (сов. скрепить), что. Соединять (соединить) что л., прибив, привязав к чему л. и сделав недвижимым, прочным, устойчивым; Син.: укреплять, упрочивать [impf. to fasten (together), make fast; to brace, support with a brace; to… …

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  • 67 скреплять — КРЕПИТЬ и СКРЕПЛЯТЬ, несов. (сов. скрепить), что. Соединять (соединить) что л., прибив, привязав к чему л. и сделав недвижимым, прочным, устойчивым; Син.: укреплять, упрочивать [impf. to fasten (together), make fast; to brace, support with a… …

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  • 68 bind — [bīnd] vt. bound, binding [ME binden < OE bindan < IE base * bhendh > BAND1, BEND1, Sans badhnāti, (he) binds, Goth bindan] 1. to tie together; make fast or tight, as with a rope or band 2. to hold or restrain as if tied or tied …

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  • 69 bolt — 1. n., v., & adv. n. 1 a sliding bar and socket used to fasten or lock a door, gate, etc. 2 a large usu. metal pin with a head, usu. riveted or used with a nut, to hold things together. 3 a discharge of lightning. 4 an act of bolting (cf. sense 4 …

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  • 70 ce|ment´like´ — ce|ment «suh MEHNT», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a fine, gray powder made by burning a mixture of clay and limestone: »Cement is, in essence, a mixture of the silicates and aluminates of calcium, and is one of the most important of the modern day… …

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  • 71 ce|ment´er — ce|ment «suh MEHNT», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a fine, gray powder made by burning a mixture of clay and limestone: »Cement is, in essence, a mixture of the silicates and aluminates of calcium, and is one of the most important of the modern day… …

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  • 72 ce|ment — «suh MEHNT», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a fine, gray powder made by burning a mixture of clay and limestone: »Cement is, in essence, a mixture of the silicates and aluminates of calcium, and is one of the most important of the modern day silicon… …

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  • 73 bind — I. verb (bound; binding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bindan; akin to Old High German bintan to bind, Greek peisma cable, Sanskrit badhnāti he ties Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to make secure by tying b. to… …

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  • 74 compact — {{11}}compact (adj.) late 14c., from M.Fr. compact (14c.) or directly from L. compactus concentrated, pp. of compingere to fasten together, construct, from com with, together (see COM (Cf. com )) + pangere to fix, fasten (see PACT (Cf. pact)).… …

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  • 75 tie — [[t]taɪ[/t]] v. tied, ty•ing, n. 1) to bind or fasten with a cord, string, or the like: to tie a bundle[/ex] 2) to fasten by tightening and knotting the string or strings of: to tie one s shoes[/ex] 3) to draw or fasten together into a knot or… …

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  • 76 synapse — I. noun Etymology: New Latin synapsis, from Greek, juncture, from synaptein to fasten together, from syn + haptein to fasten Date: 1899 the point at which a nervous impulse passes from one neuron to another II. intransitive verb (synapsed;… …

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  • 77 connect — I (join together) verb adligare, amalgamate, annex, append, assemble, attach, band, band together, bind, blend, bridge, bring in contact with, cement, coalesce, cohere, combine, conjoin, connectere, consolidate, couple, entwine, fasten together,… …

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  • 78 bind — baɪnd v. tie, fasten; wrap, cover, bandage; restrain; firmly unite; obligate; fasten together the pages of a book and place them in a cover; stick together, cohere; restrict, be tight …

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  • 79 binding — bind·ing || baɪndɪŋ n. front and back covering of a book; fastening, connecting; link between a communications protocol and a network adapter (Computers); fastenings on a ski to secure the boot (Sports); strip sewn along or over an edge as… …

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  • 80 binds — baɪnd v. tie, fasten; wrap, cover, bandage; restrain; firmly unite; obligate; fasten together the pages of a book and place them in a cover; stick together, cohere; restrict, be tight …

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