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grommet

 [grom´et]
a tube inserted through the tympanic membrane for drainage of the middle ear.

grommet

[grom′et]
a tube inserted through the tympanic membrane for drainage of the middle ear.

grommet

See Tympanostomy tube.

grommet

A tube, shaped so as to be retained in a hole, being narrower in the centre than at the ends. Tiny plastic grommets are used to secure and maintain drainage of the middle ear, through the eardrum, in cases of ‘glue ear’ (secretory OTITIS MEDIA).
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Install the eyelets following the instructions at left.
Join in the same way, knitting last 2 sts tog for eyelet edge ruffle option; 160 sts for all sizes.
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Just space out the rings, mark a circle in the middle of them, then cut little holes all across the top of the fabric, blast it with the steam iron, place half the eyelet underneath and bash the top one into place trapping all three layers of fabric in a neat flourish.
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4-GHz antennas, includes a hinged locking door, measures 24" X 24", has an AP enclosure of 12" X 12" X 3 3/4" and weighs 13 The enclosures also include two removable hole covers for 3/4" clamp connectors, clamp connectors, mounting plate, mounting screws and hardware, eyelets for suspension using support wires, and mounting instructions.
If you don't like any of these, don't worry: according to an Australian mathematician named Burkard Polster, there are more than 43,000 different ways to lace a shoe with two rows of six eyelets.
At least we did until last week, when some cowardly vandal ripped it down, and we assume, threw it away since the eyelets that held the flag were still there.
Adorn the smallest square's corners with stickers or eyelets (in the scrapbooking section of a craft store).
The high strength polyester material eliminates the need for metal eyelets and adds to the comfortable custom fit, the company says.