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trammel

1. a fishing net in three sections, the two outer nets having a large mesh and the middle one a fine mesh
2. Rare a fowling net
3. US a fetter or shackle, esp one used in teaching a horse to amble
4. a device for drawing ellipses consisting of a flat sheet of metal, plastic, or wood having a cruciform slot in which run two pegs attached to a beam. The free end of the beam describes an ellipse
5. another name for beam compass
6. a gauge for setting up machines correctly

trammel

[′tram·əl]
(engineering)
A device consisting of a bar, each of whose ends is constrained to move along one of two perpendicular lines; used in drawing ellipses and in the Rowland mounting.

trammel

1. In a fireplace, an adjustable hook for suspending a cooking pot from a pivoted wrought-iron horizontal bar attached to one of the fireplace walls.
2. An instrument for drawing ellipses.
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Previously, we were using nine workers to handle 111 orders per worker, per day," says Trammel.
Photos #8 and #9 are the rods used as a trammel used as a rack and as a tripod.
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On July 1 of that year, Trammel began his career with Arvest as vice president of FNB Rogers.
Trace around the base plate and use the mounting holes as a guide for drilling holes in the trammel (Photo 1).
You could almost throw a rock and hit the water," Tom Trammel said.
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Jeff Levy, of BCD, negotiated on behalf of Super Laundry with Wayne Kasbar, of Trammel Crow Real Estate Services, who represented the landlord.
all of Little Rock; Mary Flowers of Pine Bluff; Dick Trammel of Rogers; and Don Gibson and Anthony Hui of Fayetteville.