split pin

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split pin

[′split ′pin]
(design engineering)
A pin with a split at one end so that it can be spread to hold it in place.

cotter pin

cotter pin: above, below, installation
A metal pin used for fastening; the split ends which project beyond the pin hole are bent back from the axis of the pin.
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Students were urged to not trace too closely to the bones, avoid the brass fasteners when tracing, and make an inverted V in the inseam area.
The keystone component of Tamalpais furniture is actually recycled steel and brass fasteners.
Hafen (German for "harbor or refuge") errs in another way: Composed of strips of plastic, crowns made of disposable cups, a stool, decorative magnets, and brass fasteners, it suggested any number of coronational moments, art historical and otherwise, but ultimately there was too much povera and not enough arte.
The portions of Everco acquired include brass fasteners and brake lines for automobiles.
The brass fasteners use self-tapping action to provide a permanent reusable thread in softer materials.
Install brass fasteners in the holes and string twine between them.
These brass fasteners are excellent in very rigorous shock and vibration environments.
And the pinwheels spin a little better if the brass fasteners aren't too tight.
You see them on the street, striding to the office with their fast-clipping black shoes polished like mirrors -- a glow from the squash court still on their brows, and a military precision in the jaunty swing of briefcases, whose brass fasteners were clipped shut on documents of an importance beyond the dreams of the lesser people, slouching and mum ping along the pavement, smelling slightly of camphor.
Use brass fasteners to attach the handles to the insides of the box.