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buckle

[′bək·əl]
(graphic arts)
Curvature in a film that has been stored at an improper humidity.
(metallurgy)
An up-and-down wrinkle on the surface of a metal bar or sheet.

buckle

1. Distortion of the surfaces of a beam or girder under load; caused by unequal distribution of weight, temperature, or moisture, or the lack of uniform texture.
2. Distortion of the surface of a sheet of material, such as a bulge or wrinkle in asphalt prepared roofing.
3. A brotch.
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MyBuckleMate has been named a 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) SILVER winner for its innovation, attention to quality and ingenious design that keeps floppy back seat buckles propped up so kids and adults with limited mobility can buckle up by themselves with just one hand.
Buckle Up said it was disappointed that 12 people had shared the Groupon post by the time it was brought to Buckle Up's attention.
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Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car is a key component of Safe Kids Buckle Up, the comprehensive Safe Kids USA child passenger safety program sponsored by the General Motors Foundation.
The effort is part of Buckle Up America Week, a national seat belt campaign that runs through Memorial Day weekend, when more drivers usually take to the road.
Click It or Ticket will be held in connection with the national Buckle Up America/Operation ABC National Mobilization.
To date, more than 21 million people have been exposed to Safe Kids Buckle Up events and community outreach efforts.
Throughout the week leading up to Memorial Day, motorists who don't buckle up children will be stopped as part of Operation ABC Mobilization: America Buckles Up Children.
We're asking parents to buckle up their children using the safety restraint that best fits their kids -- and to secure them in the back seat.
Bark Buckle UP evaluated the vehicles on a variety of pet-related aspects, and praised Edge for its Safety Canopy, power liftgate and easy-to-fold rear seats.
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NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bark Buckle UP the recognized leader and experts for pet travel safety - awarded the Pet Safe Choice Vehicle Awards "TOP DOG" today at the 2010 New York International Auto Show.