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cinched

(sɪntʃt)
mod. settled; secured; sealed (up). (As one tightens the saddle girth on a horse.) I’ve got it cinched! No sweat!
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The breakaway force required to release the CSB mechanism depends upon snare cable size, circumference of the cinched loop, and proximity of the lock to the CSB mechanism (Table 4, Fig.
This right-brain connection to sign language appears to be cinched during childhood, the scientists argue in an upcoming NATURE NEUROSCIENCE.
The coverings are pulled tight around the edges and cinched in at key points with thread and buttons, resulting in the kind of oscillation between specificity and vagueness, frankness and falsification, accentuation and de-emphasis that occurs when clothing covers anatomy.
If you'd had a tight chest strap (and I'll bet you really wear it cinched up now), the Mae West inflation woulda turned you purple.
Each of the two towers is essentially a distorted cylinder; the diameter of the dominant, solid male tower expands as it extends upwards, while its glazed female partner is dramatically cinched at the waist like a melting hour-glass.
The state-of-the-art facilities, as well as the critical location, cinched the deal.
Ever have the experience when you were wearing a belt that seemed tight enough already but, to impress a date, you cinched it up another notch?
The decision was based on an agreement the two companies cinched at the end of January.
The New York Times, under a front-page banner headline, reported from Spitsbergen, Norway, that ``America's claim to the North Pole was cinched tonight.