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cuff

(kŭf),
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.

cuff

(kuf) a small, bandlike structure encircling a part or object.
musculotendinous cuff  one formed by intermingled muscle and tendon fibers.
rotator cuff  a musculotendinous structure encircling and giving strength to the shoulder joint.

cuff

(kŭf)
n.
1. A bandlike structure encircling a part.
2. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.

cuff

an inflatable elastic tube that is placed around a limb and inflated with air to restrict arterial circulation during blood pressure examination. See also cuffed endotracheal tube, Dacron cuff.

cuff

(kŭf)
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.
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The shirt with so-called "French cuffs" was the reason why cufflinks became an essential on a man's dressing table.
Mr Altman said: "It is important to consider the possession of this cufflink in the context of the videos this defendant was creating and uploading, setting out the importance of security and warning against holding information on computers and recommending using USB sticks away from the prying eyes of authorities.
This includes other cufflinks and a necklace with the same wording, to be launched at the Monmouth and District National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny in August.
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The leading Bulgarian statesman has long been known to be fond of extravagant cufflinks, recalls the online edition of Sega daily.
From crockery to cufflinks, teapots to T-shirts, there's plenty available to help you show some patriotic pride.
The company, which recently opened its 100th store in the UK, selling shirts, ties and accessories such as cufflinks, said UK sales increased 7% in the six months to August 27, compared to 21% in the previous year.
After salvaging reclaimed fire hoses, the duo creates one of a kind wash bags, key rings and cufflinks, using nothing but a little water to scrub them clean.
Summary: Amongst a collection of coins, stamps, watches, cufflinks, and even bikes, one collection seems to stand out at the DSS 2009 The Collectors exhibition currently underway in Wafi.
At the media session, where they put players at adjacent tables, I couldn't help noticing that Russell Martin wore a nice jacket over a dress shirt that had sleeves long enough to extend past the jacket sleeves and reveal cufflinks.