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Dictionary » L » Lacing

Lacing

Lacing

1. The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.

2. (Science: machinery) a lace; specifically, a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.

3. A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.

4. (Science: engineering) a system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.


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