Seizing

Seizings are a class of knots used to semi-permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object. Akin to lashings, they use string or small-stuff to produce friction and leverage to immobilize larger ropes. Seizings are not recommended for heavy loads. ...
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Seizing

• (n.) The act of taking or grasping suddenly. • (n.) The operation of fastening together or lashing. • (n.) The cord or lashing used for such fastening. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Seize
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seizing

noun small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
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Seizing

Seiz'ing noun 1. The act of taking or grasping suddenly. 2. (Nautical) (a) The operation of fastening together or lashing. (b) The cord or lashing used for such fastening.
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Seizing

In sailing, seizing is the fastening together of two ropes or two parts of one rope by means of thin marline, wire or similar wound with a number of longitudinal and transverse turns.
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seizing

means of fastening together two spars, two ropes, or two parts of the same rope by means of a third rope. Two parts of the same rope may be thus ...
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seizing

Using thin line to lash items together.
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Seizing

When an aero-engine suddenly stops as a result of mechanical or lubrication breakdown so that the pistons fuse with the cylinder walls. Before the days of feathering propellers this trouble was usually disastrous, for the revolving blades would either tear the engine to pieces or out of the airframe.
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Seizing

Wrapping small cord around two lines to bind them.
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seizing

[n] - small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
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