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barbed

Said of a shank (e.g., that of a nail) which has been provided with repetitive ridges or indentations which may be shallow or deep, oblique or crosswise, diagonal or perpendicular.
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As with other collectibles, the value of barbed wire is set by its relative supply One of the oldest types is Glidden's Winner, patented in 1874 by Joseph Glidden of DeKaib, Ill.
An RSPCA spokesman said: "The horse had stumbled and fallen into a ditch and then rolled into a fence which had barbed wire.
In LM's telling, there was no barbed wire around the camp; the fence in the picture actually surrounded an old agricultural compound next to the camp, and it was the ITN camera crew, not the Bosnian Muslims, who were behind the wire.
Conceived by architect Nader Khalili, superadobes require only two materials: sandbags and barbed wire.
While this barb design may cut the likelihood of a leak, it also means that Value faces mold-design difficulties and sacrifices cavitation: A barbed fitting with a parting line on its conical section would typically run in an eight-cavity tool with four slides, while Value's design runs in a four-cavity tool that has a more complex arrangement of slides and inserts.
The 111 Barbed Cartridge Check Valve differs from traditional inline valves as it contains the entire valve in a barbed body that slides into pliable 1/4" I.
DENVER - Use of unidirectional knotless barbed suture in laparoscopic myomectomy offers several key advantages over conventional continuous suture with intraoperative knots, according to an award-winning prospective randomized trial.
The growers have been banned from using barbed wire to deter allotment vandals - in case they hurt themselves.
Of interest is the fact that barbed wire was rarely advertised before 1880.
Barbed Check Valves make fluid control easy in applications up to 150 psi.
They retain flexible tubing and hose onto barbed fittings with a full 360-degree radial crimp behind the barb, and 360-degrees of compression directly over the barb's ridge.
The law must be changed so householders can put up barbed wire around their property, a Midland MP said yesterday.