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A leash attached to a belt and then tied to a fixed object in a pool to allow one to swim 'laps' in a pool that is too small to do so

tether

to tie an animal up by the head or neck so that it can graze but not move away. See also barton tether.
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to define the utmost performing solution and new technical design of the tether power supply system, with the inclusion of the data transfer function.
By establishing a tradable and exchangeable digital currency platform around water with Tether, The Ace Foundation is supporting the effort to deliver what's needed most for the world's most challenged inhabitants.
A few hours after the experiment began, the tether broke which led to the satellite floating away.
The Tether Shelf contains two rows for tether stands and can hold multiple bases on each row.
The satellite was launched into orbit on 7 May 2013 (UTC), but at the time of writing it had not yet entered the tether experiment phase of its mission.
Proto's tether ready tools include 130 different sockets, 80 wrenches, 32 screwdrivers and hex keys, 22 striking and struck tools, and 27 pliers and specialty tools.
A considerable amount of officer time is spent responding to reports about horses becoming free from tethers and straying onto highways and footpaths, or tethered horses causing nuisance or danger to the public.
It also features a full range of basic tethers and ProCases, a selection for larger gear such as rangefinders and GPS systems.
For additional security, I make a three-foot tether of 1/8-inch plastic-coated aircraft cable.
The Pro's drop-away tether gets connected above the cable guard rod to the power cable and relies on the upward movement of this cable (not springs) for the rest to drop down and out of the arrow's flight path.
The unmanned vehicle is remotely operated by pilots aboard a surface ship via a lightweight, micro-thin, fiber-optic tether that allows Nereus to dive deep and be highly maneuverable.
However, a large number, particularly small ruminants, are restricted in movement often with a tether.