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rattail

[′rat‚tāl]
(metallurgy)
A small irregular line marking a minor buckle on the surface of a casting.
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Previously, the researchers tested the new discs - called "disc-like angle ply structures" (DAPS) - in rat tails for 5 weeks.
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A modified technique of rat tail suspension for longer periods of observation.
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The W 1080 RT 5-inch angle grinder, also known as the Rat Tail, fits in the user's hand and features a rubberized grip that dampens vibration and increases slip resistance.
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Also included in the fine art sale was an early 19th century Indian Colonial silver ewer by Lattey Brothers & Co of Calcutta which sold for pounds 2,400; a Doulton Lambeth stoneware small ewer by Hannah and Florence Barlow realised pounds 1,500, and a silver dinner service of Hanoverian rat tail pattern achieved pounds 2,100.
One welcome departure from the standard canon of mil-spec parts is the hammer: instead of using a spur hammer, the GI Expert uses an oval-hole Commander-style hammer mated to the narrow, relieved grip safety that we lovingly call a "rat tail" safety.