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strap

1. a loop of leather, rubber, etc., suspended from the roof in a bus or train for standing passengers to hold on to
2. a razor strop

Strap

A thin piece of metal of any required dimension used to attach, secure, or fasten an object to another.

strap

1. A metal plate placed across the junction of two or more timbers to which it is bolted or screwed.
3.See pipe strap.
4. A metal component designed to join a truss and wall plate to a wall.
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Like the ES600A, the unit is mounted on wheels for fast and safe movement and easy positioning at each load to be strapped, while it requires no external power supply, meaning it can be used almost anywhere, inside or out.
nude inmates and detainees have been strapped into restraint chairs;
NEW YORK -- Cash Money/Universal Motown multi-platinum recording artist Birdman unleashes "Always Strapped," the first single from his highly anticipated fourth solo album, ALWAYS STRAPPED, due for a summer 2009 release.