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holdback

[′hōl‚bak]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake on an inclined-belt conveyor system which is automatically activated in the event of power failure, thus preventing the loaded belt from running downward.
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Deposits and Guarantees required: The contract provides the licensee~s expense, a holdback that is imposed by fractions, each of the other payments that advance.
7 million and remerchandising holdbacks of Cdn $13 million.
Deposits and Guarantees required: There will be a holdback set at 5% of the original amount of the market increased, if necessary, the amount of riders.
Each of the announced purchase prices were subject to post-closing adjustments through a holdback of ten percent of the estimated purchase price.