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1. a loop of leather, rubber, etc., suspended from the roof in a bus or train for standing passengers to hold on to
2. a razor strop
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A thin piece of metal of any required dimension used to attach, secure, or fasten an object to another.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
1. A metal plate placed across the junction of two or more timbers to which it is bolted or screwed.
2.See tie beam, 1.
3.See pipe strap.
4. A metal component designed to join a truss and wall plate to a wall.
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