cinching


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cinching

[′sin·chiŋ]
(computer science)
Creases produced in magnetic tape when the supply reel is wound at low tension and suddenly stopped during playback.
(graphic arts)
The tightening of successive loops of film on a roll.
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To reduce injury to leg-caught moose and other ungulates, I investigated the possibility of incorporating a cinch stop that would prevent the snare from cinching tight on a moose leg but not reduce the effectiveness in killing neck-caught wolves.
Because the cinching process occurs inside an electron microscope, "we can now study the deformation of nanocrystals," Banhart says.
Johnson, like his father, worked as a choker-setter, the logger assigned the hazardous task of cinching the end of a moving cable to a fallen tree.