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cinch

1
US and Canadian a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position

cinch

2
a card game in which the five of trumps ranks highest
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lead pipe cinch

An easy type of joint used in fabricating pipe from elongated sheets of lead. First, the lead sheets are formed in a cylindrical shape with a flat overlap perpendicular to the cylinder; then, the flat overlap is folded over and crimped, thereby forming a sealed joint.
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I initially evaluated breaking strengths of the cinch stop breakaway (CSB) mechanism in the laboratory by measuring the breaking force by cinching down CSB snares until the mechanism released on a front leg collected from a female moose (circumference = 22.7 cm) and a simulated wolf neck (i.e., 27.9 cm circumference steel pipe wrapped with cotton; Phillips et al.
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