Ferrule

A tube, housed within a connector, in which the central bore contains and aligns the optical fibre.

Ferrule

A ferrule (a corruption of Latin viriola `small bracelet`, under the influence of ferrum `iron`) is a name for types of objects, generally used for fastening, joining, sealing or reinforcement. They are often narrow circular rings made from metal, or less commonly, plastic. Ferrules are also often referred to as eyelets or grommets within the ...
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Ferrule

Metal tubes used to keep roof gutters 'open.' Long nails (ferrule spikes) are driven through these tubes and hold the gutters in place along the fascia of the home.
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Ferrule

• (n.) A bushing for expanding the end of a flue to fasten it tightly in the tube plate, or for partly filling up its mouth. • (n.) A ring or cap of metal put round a cane, tool, handle, or other similar object, to strengthen it, or prevent splitting and wearing.
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ferrule

(General) A piece of protective material (usually plastic, horn or metal) at the end of the cue shaft, onto which the cue tip is attached.
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Ferrule

- Metal tubes used to keep roof gutters 'open'. Long nails (ferrule spikes) are driven through these tubes and hold the gutters in place along the fascia of the home.
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ferrule

noun a metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting
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Ferrule

Fer'rule noun [ Formerly verrel , French virole , from Latin viriola little bracelet, dim. of viriae , plural, bracelets; probably akin to viere to twist, weave, and English withe . The spelling with f is due to confusion with Latin ferrum iron...
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Ferrule

A band made of ivory, imitation ivory, or metal, such as brass, copper or silver, mounted around the ends of stocks, drone joints and blowpipes to be both decorative and to protect the wood from damage.
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Ferrule

A collar that is found at the point where sections of a fly rod are joined. The end of one section fits inside the end of another, in an overlapping fashion at the ferrule.
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Ferrule

A collar that is found at the point where sections of a fly rod are joined. The end of one section fits inside the end of another, in an overlapping fashion at the ferrule.
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Ferrule

A collar that is found at the point where sections of a fly rod are joined. The end of one section fits inside the end of another, in an overlapping fashion at the ferrule.
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Ferrule

a collar that is found at the point where sections of a fly rod are joined. The end of one section fits inside the end of another, in an overlapping fashion at the ferrule.
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Ferrule

A compressible tubular fitting that is compressed onto a probe inside a compression fitting to form a gas-tight seal.
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Ferrule

A decorative 'cap' where the shaft inserts into the club head to make the transition from the head t
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ferrule

a mechanical fixture, generally a rigid tube, used to confine the stripped end of a fibre bundle or an optical fibre
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ferrule

A metal band or ring used around the crown or root of a tooth. ... Origin: corrupted through O. Fr. And Medieval L., fr. L. Viriola, a small bracelet ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Ferrule

a metal or plastic sleeve used to terminate the end of a cable housing
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ferrule

an accessory in the form of a short tube to provide cable support or termination for a cable screen
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ferrule

band on the end of a stick for reinforcing it
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ferrule

ferrule Another 'iron' unit: sidero-.
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Ferrule

Metal band around the handle of the trowel at the shank end. Designed to protect the handle
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Ferrule

Metal caps that fit over the end of housing.
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Ferrule

Metal tubes used to keep roof gutters 'open'. Long nails (ferrule spikes) are driven through these t
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Ferrule

Normally a metal cap attached to the end of a slender shaft for strength or to prevent splitting.
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