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swivel

1. a coupling device which allows an attached object to turn freely
2. such a device made of two parts which turn independently, such as a compound link of a chain

swivel

[′swiv·əl]
(design engineering)
A part that oscillates freely on a headed bolt or pin.
(petroleum engineering)
A short piece of casing having one end belled over a heavy ring, and having a large hole through both walls, the other end being threaded.
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When you have two focal points in a room, such as a fireplace and a TV screen on separate walls, a swivel will allow you to shift your line of sight easily.
With the swivel, EXAIR's Super Air Nozzles can be pointed exactly where work needs to be done.
6,80-pound black barrel swivel over the eye of the nose hook, then positions it at the bend of the nose hook and closes the eye of the nose hook.
Additionally, the Swivel can be designed to accommodate both left and right-handed hitters.
10 of the Swivel authentication platform reflects its increasing deployment in major banks and financial institutions, many of which insist on OCRA utilization in their authentication gateways for corporate data, remote network access and cloud based software tools.
These hook setups have the hook already riding on a swivel and are marketed as drop-shot hooks.
S/P Silicon Power introduces a USB swivel drive -Ultima U30.
In turn, the swivel device can be opened so that the bending former is exposed to the top.
FES International, which invested PS700,000 in research and development projects, is also planning to unveil a new swivel product range by next April.
The kit includes a choice of a 2-, 3- or 4-inch water drill bit, plus a swivel adapter, the swivel assembly and horizontal drill key.
YOU'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT this SLING SWIVEL.