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cotter

1 Machinery
1. any part, such as a pin, wedge, key, etc., that is used to secure two other parts so that relative motion between them is prevented
2. short for cotter pin

cotter

2
1. English history a villein in late Anglo-Saxon and early Norman times occupying a cottage and land in return for labour
2. a peasant occupying a cottage and land in the Scottish Highlands under the same tenure as an Irish cottier

cotter

[′käd·ər]
(design engineering)
A tapered piece that can be driven in a tapered hole to hold together an assembly of machine or structural parts.

cotter

A beveled piece of wood or steel, used as a wedge for fastening.
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Cotter assumed East Dundees interim director position in October when trustees approved a two-month contract with GovTemps USA, a staffing agency that places professionals in public sector jobs on a temporary basis.
Scotland succumbed late on to Bernard Foley's decisive kick and Cotter said: "It was a very close-cut thing, only one point, but we were pretty tough on ourselves.
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In the spring of 1974, Cotter representatives told the Atomic Energy Commission that the company decided to dispose of some of the radioactive material in "St.
Cotter joked: "Samoa will want to finish the tournament well but maybe if we buy their manager a couple of cases of beer then he might change his mind.
Duncan is a great kicker and passer of the ball, he is a brave defender and he has worked hard," said Cotter, the straight-faced former Clermont coach breaking into fluent French at one point in a Jesmond Press conference which attracted interest from around the globe.
During inspection of new aircraft for contract compliance verification, discovered up elevator cable-to-elevator bellcrank attach bolt nut (castellated nut) missing its cotter key.
However close their relationship though, Cotter admitted the ruthless streak in both will always lend itself to a level of scheming brewing beneath the pleasantries.
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