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hanger

1. a bracket designed to attach one part of a mechanical structure to another, such as the one that attaches the spring shackle of a motor car to the chassis
2. a wood on a steep hillside, characteristically beech growing on chalk in southern England

Hanger

A strap or rod attached to an overhead structure to support a pipe, conduit, or the framework of a suspended ceiling; a stirrup bracket used to support the end of a beam or joist at a masonry wall or girder.

hanger

[′haŋ·ər]
(civil engineering)
An iron strap which lends support to a joist beam or pipe.
(geology)
(petroleum engineering)
A device to seat in the bowl of a lowermost casing head to suspend the next-smaller casing string and form a seal between the two. Also known as casing hanger.
A device to provide a seal between the tubing and the tubing head. Also known as tubing hanger.

hanger

hanger, 2
hanger, 1
1. A wire, strap, or rod attached to an overhead structure, used to support a pipe, conduit, the framework of a suspended ceiling, or the like.
2. A U-shaped, stirrup-like bracket used to support the end of a beam or joist at a masonry
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This breakthrough is engineered to make shipping on hangers, commonly known as "Garments on Hanger" (GOH) far more efficient and will allow retailers to replace the billions of one-use, virgin plastic hangers now going into landfills every year.
March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beehive Picture Hangers, the world's first adjustable hangers that do not require taking measurements, continues to exceed its crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter.
The invention's unique design will provide an efficient solution to store and transport clothes hangers.
Made of aluminum alloy weighing 35% less than traditional hangers and yet can carry maximum weight of 35 kilograms, this hanger is patented both at home and abroad as well as meeting international standards as CE and SGS.
Meanwhile the application filed by these companies for providing offices and hangers to them are being finalized.
So you Think you Can Dance presenter Cat, 34, is fronting the campaign urging shoppers to hand their hangers back when they buy new clothes and boost funds for Unicef.
M&S will donate half the money it saves from recycling hangers to help the youngsters, with the aim of raising pounds 1.
MERSEYSIDE dry cleaner Johnson's is calling on families to hand back its distinctive yellow coat hangers.
HALF a billion coat hangers lie unused in Britain's wardrobes and cupboards, it is claimed.
NOW is the chance to get rid of all those hangers that are cluttering up your wardrobe.
The company's Newcastle store will accept any of the estimated 124m unused hangers currently being hoarded in North homes between Thursday and Saturday this week.
University of South Australia scientists have devised electronic clothes hangers that can download health data captured by smart garments with electronic sensors that monitor heart rates, blood pressure and other medical information.