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  • 181 colligate — /ˈkɒləgeɪt/ (say koluhgayt) verb (t) (colligated, colligating) 1. to bind or fasten together. 2. Logic to bind (facts) together by a general description or by a hypothesis which applies to them all. {Latin colligātus, past participle, bound… …

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  • 182 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 …

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  • 183 dovetail — [duv′tāl΄] n. 1. a part or thing shaped like a dove s tail; specif., a projecting, wedge shaped part (tenon) that fits into a corresponding cut out space ( mortise) to form an interlocking joint 2. a joint thus formed vt. 1. to join or fasten… …

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  • 184 epizeuxis — ˌepəˈzüksə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, literally, act of fastening together, from epizeugnynai to fasten together (from epi + zeugnynai to join, yoke) + sis …

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  • 185 -pexy — ˌpeksē, si noun combining form ( es) Etymology: New Latin, pexia, from Greek pēxia solidity, from pēxis solidity, freezing, putting together (from pēgnynai to fix, fasten together) + ia y more at pact : fixation : making fast …

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  • 186 Connect — Con*nect (k[o^]n*n[e^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Connecting}.] [L. connectere, nexum; con + nectere to bind. See {Annex}.] 1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; to… …

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  • 187 Connected — Connect Con*nect (k[o^]n*n[e^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Connecting}.] [L. connectere, nexum; con + nectere to bind. See {Annex}.] 1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; …

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  • 188 Connecting — Connect Con*nect (k[o^]n*n[e^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Connecting}.] [L. connectere, nexum; con + nectere to bind. See {Annex}.] 1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; …

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  • 189 Connecting rod — Connect Con*nect (k[o^]n*n[e^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Connecting}.] [L. connectere, nexum; con + nectere to bind. See {Annex}.] 1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; …

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  • 190 Rivet — Riv et, n. [F., fr. river to rivet; perh. fr. Icel. rifa to fasten together. Cf. {Reef} part of a sail.] A metallic pin with a head, used for uniting two plates or pieces of material together, by passing it through them and then beating or… …

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  • 191 Rivet joint — Rivet Riv et, n. [F., fr. river to rivet; perh. fr. Icel. rifa to fasten together. Cf. {Reef} part of a sail.] A metallic pin with a head, used for uniting two plates or pieces of material together, by passing it through them and then beating or… …

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  • 192 Riveted joint — Rivet Riv et, n. [F., fr. river to rivet; perh. fr. Icel. rifa to fasten together. Cf. {Reef} part of a sail.] A metallic pin with a head, used for uniting two plates or pieces of material together, by passing it through them and then beating or… …

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  • 193 pegmatite — noun Etymology: French, from Greek pēgmat , pēgma something fastened together, from pēgnynai to fasten together more at pact Date: circa 1828 a coarse variety of granite occurring in dikes or veins • pegmatitic adjective …

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  • 194 Naupactus — For the weevil genus, see Naupactus (genus). Naupactus Ναύπακτος Naupactus; view from the fortress …

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  • 195 Nail — In medicine, there are two types of nails. One is just a plain old metal nail used to hold 2 or more pieces of bone together, for example, after a fracture. The other type of nail is the horny plate on the end of the finger or toe. Each nail… …

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  • 196 bolt up — screw together, fasten together; attach with screws …

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  • 197 skewer — noun a long piece of wood or metal used for holding pieces of food together during cooking. verb fasten together or pierce with a pin or skewer. Origin ME: of unknown origin …

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  • 198 hobble — [c]/ˈhɒbəl / (say hobuhl) verb (hobbled, hobbling) –verb (i) 1. to walk lamely; limp. 2. to proceed irregularly and haltingly: hobbling verse. –verb (t) 3. to cause to limp. 4. to fasten together the legs of (a horse, etc.) so as to prevent free… …

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  • 199 connect — To join or fasten together as by something intervening; to associate as in occurrence or in idea; to combine; to unite or link together, as in an electrical circuit; to establish a bond or relation between; to meet or make connections for… …

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  • 200 compact — Ⅰ. compact [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) closely and neatly packed together; dense. 2) having all the necessary components or features neatly fitted into a small space. ► VERB ▪ exert force on to make more dense; compress. ► NOUN ▪ a small flat case… …

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