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1. a bracket designed to attach one part of a mechanical structure to another, such as the one that attaches the spring shackle of a motor car to the chassis
2. a wood on a steep hillside, characteristically beech growing on chalk in southern England
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A strap or rod attached to an overhead structure to support a pipe, conduit, or the framework of a suspended ceiling; a stirrup bracket used to support the end of a beam or joist at a masonry wall or girder.
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An iron strap which lends support to a joist beam or pipe.
A device to seat in the bowl of a lowermost casing head to suspend the next-smaller casing string and form a seal between the two. Also known as casing hanger.
A device to provide a seal between the tubing and the tubing head. Also known as tubing hanger.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A wire, strap, or rod attached to an overhead structure, used to support a pipe, conduit, the framework of a suspended ceiling, or the like.
2. A U-shaped, stirrup-like bracket used to support the end of a beam or joist at a masonry
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