fasten down


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fasten down

To attach or connect something to something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fasten" and "down." Fasten that tile down before someone trips on it. I fastened down the car seat, so it shouldn't budge at all.
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fasten something down (to something)

to attach something down to something else. Fasten this board down to the top of the workbench. Please fasten down the board.
See also: down, fasten
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The Kreg Deck Jig allows you to fasten down almost any kind of deck board with angled screws that are barely visible on the edges of the boards.
For example, new breeds of skates and rays have been discovered, but we still don't really know how and where they breed, the scale of their populations and how they fasten down to the seabed.
However, he has been unable to fasten down a regular place in the side this season and his prospects have looked even bleaker after ex-Blues player Mat Birley joined Rovers.
A crucial moment will come a few days into the flight when security bolts used to fasten down Beagle 2 during transport to Baikonur and the launch are released.
So please make sure you securely fasten down any luggage on your roof.
You can use an electric drill to drive in floor screws, but if you have more than a few hundred square feet of subfloor to fasten down, consider renting a collated screw gun (see photo at right).
WRAP flashing tightly around the saddle and fasten down the seam with self-tapping screws.
Before pouring your footings, you have to decide how you'll fasten down the wood posts that will stand on top of the footings.