hold-down clip


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hold-down clip

1. In a suspended acoustical ceiling, a flexible metal clip used to hold an acoustical ceiling board or lay-in panel in firm contact with the supporting members of an exposed suspension system.
2. In roofing, a flexible metal clip used to hold adjacent lengths of capping in place.
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