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tumbler

1. a person, esp a professional entertainer, who performs somersaults and other acrobatic feats
2. 
a. a part that moves a gear in a train of gears into and out of engagement
b. a single cog or cam that transmits motion to the part with which it engages
3. a breed of domestic pigeon kept for exhibition or flying. The performing varieties execute backward somersaults in flight

tumbler

[′təm·blər]
(engineering)
A device in a lock cylinder that must be moved to a particular position, as by a key, before the bolt can be thrown.
A device or mechanism in which objects are tumbled.

tumbler

In a lock, the locking mechanism which detains the bolt until set free by a key.
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10 Assorted Pink, Aqua, Blue, Green and White Prints and Tone-on-Tones from each 16 tumblers (A) 1 strip 3 1/2 x 26"; sub cut to make 7 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" (B) Green Stripe (see Step 1) 9 strips 2 1/4 x 40" for binding 10 strips 6 1/2" x 26"; sub cut to make 70 rectangles 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 (C)
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