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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

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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The breakaway force required to release the CSB mechanism depends upon snare cable size, circumference of the cinched loop, and proximity of the lock to the CSB mechanism (Table 4, Fig.
Still, she manages to look quite the hot female action hero in a skin-tight black leather cat suit cinched at the waist with, gulp, a corset.
This right-brain connection to sign language appears to be cinched during childhood, the scientists argue in an upcoming NATURE NEUROSCIENCE.
The coverings are pulled tight around the edges and cinched in at key points with thread and buttons, resulting in the kind of oscillation between specificity and vagueness, frankness and falsification, accentuation and de-emphasis that occurs when clothing covers anatomy.