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cinch

1
US and Canadian a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position

cinch

2
a card game in which the five of trumps ranks highest

lead pipe cinch

An easy type of joint used in fabricating pipe from elongated sheets of lead. First, the lead sheets are formed in a cylindrical shape with a flat overlap perpendicular to the cylinder; then, the flat overlap is folded over and crimped, thereby forming a sealed joint.
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De La Torre's headlock was impressive, and when he cinched it Saturday, the move almost always led to an instant victory.
For example, Lazar said most candidates in the final running for the city manager position should be expected to earn a positive review from their employer, but that doesn't mean they've cinched the job.
1 spot it cinched covering the Summer Games and claimed nine of the week's top 10 shows, but its lead wasn't the crushing victory of the previous two weeks.
Tony Mallam, financial director of KFM, said: ``Enterprise's vast array of product and service offerings through its sister companies cinched the deal with us.
Kobe Bryant's back-to-hardwood encounter cinched that.