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grommet

, grummet
1. a ring of rubber or plastic or a metal eyelet designed to line a hole to prevent a cable or pipe passed through it from chafing
2. a ring of rope hemp used to stuff the gland of a pipe joint
3. Med a small tube inserted into the eardrum in cases of glue ear in order to allow air to enter the middle ear
4. Austral informal a young or inexperienced surfer

grommet

grommet
A metal or plastic eyelet which provides a reinforced hole for attachment.
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At this point only a few final details remain to be worked out and agreed upon," BPC President Jason Grummet said earlier this week in an email.
In zahlreichen finnischen Dialekten bezeichnen Nomina mit dem Wortstamm apar-/avar- das Grummet (der zu Heu gemachte Zweitschnitt des Grases), jedoch die Wortform ohne -r- aboi wurde fur Grummet nur in den zwei Dorfern Vitele und Kolatselka des olonetzischen Sprachraums registriert (ALFE 3 : 53-59).
A half-time inspired team talk by coaches Snatcher Rice and Grummet White saw Primrose start the second half on the front foot, with a fine display from Leeming, who saw Man of the Match Josh Maxwell rifle home Primrose's first.
Chalk River was one of the world centres of radiochemistry, with Leo Yaffe, Geoff Wilkinson, Bill Grummet, Bernard Harvey and others discovering many new radionuclides that had never been seen and identified before.