eyebolt
noun Date: 1769 a bolt with a looped head

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  • Eyebolt — Eye bolt , n. (Mach.) A bolt with a looped head, or an opening in the head. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyebolt — /uy bohlt /, n. a bolt having a ring shaped head. [1760 70; EYE + BOLT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • eyebolt — noun A bolt with a looped head, or an opening in the head …   Wiktionary

  • eyebolt — eye•bolt [[t]ˈaɪˌboʊlt[/t]] n. bui a bolt having a ring shaped head • Etymology: 1760–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • eyebolt — A bolt with an eye in place of a head, through which a cable can be passed, e.g. for lifting purposes …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • eyebolt — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a bolt with a looped head or an opening in the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • Short shackling — is a technique used to restrain individuals. The suspect s hands are shackled to an eyebolt in the floor, so that the suspect is forced to lie in a fetal position or squat. [ [http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Jul2005/d20050714report.pdf U FINAL AR …   Wikipedia

  • hook and eye — 1. a two piece clothes fastener, usually of metal, consisting of a hook that catches onto a loop or bar. 2. a three piece latching device consisting of a hook attached to a screw eye or an eyebolt and a separate screw eye or eyebolt that the hook …   Universalium

  • Ringbolt — Ring bolt , n. An eyebolt having a ring through the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sprig — (spr[i^]g), n. [AS. sprec; akin to Icel. sprek a stick. Cf. {Spray} a branch.] 1. A small shoot or twig of a tree or other plant; a spray; as, a sprig of laurel or of parsley. [1913 Webster] 2. A youth; a lad; used humorously or in slight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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