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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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If you have a confined furniture layout, there are times when only a swivel chair will do the trick.
My customer brought in the rifle with a Brute padded sling made by Outdoor Connection, along with a set of sling swivels by Uncle Mikes.
Swivel Secure, a global leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication, today announced the launch of Swivel Cloud, a dedicated cloud-based version of its award winning authentication platform for SMEs and enterprise organisations.
The key engineering challenge will be to design the swivels for the high internal pressure while working at a combined axial load and bending moment.
The best so far is a combination of swivel and swivel cover that keeps the green stuff from sticking.
A The Shahana, from Darlings of Chelsea, is ideal as you have the options of having a swivel and rocking action.
Insert the nozzle adapter into the swivel backend or the back of a 4/5-hole handpiece.
Those who haven't played with a convertible might worry about the durability of the machines, especially the swivel point that allows the notebook screen to rest flat for tablet-style writing.
started to make sling swivels he would soon progress to slings, which is exactly what happened.
Ball bearing snap swivels are a vital link in a Florida bluewater trolling spread.