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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 pull the mass it was gently cradled by a plastic collar cut from the bulb of a plastic transfer pipette with a hole punched in its center to allow the tether to pass through undisturbed.
DARPA was not only preventing surprise, but was now creating surprise for our adversaries," Tether said.
In the latest case Dudley Magistrates heard how Tether had agreed to launder a cheque for pounds 5,000 in 2005 while she was awaiting the ponytail case to proceed to the High Court.
Eugene Cernan, the second American astronaut to walk in space, described how he reached the end of his tether in The Last Man on the Moon (1999).
Although the apparent lack of corporate memory can be thought of as a problem, it is also one of the DARPA's strengths, Tether said.
A top tether anchors the upper part of a forward-facing seat when it is bolted to the frame of the vehicle.
The wire tether works on the same principle as an electric generator: As the tether moves across the Earth's magnetic field, a voltage is induced across its length.
An electrodynamic tether uses the same principles as electric motors in toys, appliances, and computer disk drives, as well as generators in automobiles and power plants.
The organisation remains concerned that generally, policy commitments to sell stall and tether free products do not extend to pigmeat sold under brand labels as opposed to retailer own label.
The terminator tether is a coil of conductive material, up to four miles long.
Aimed at engineering students and professionals working in the field of mechanics of space flight, this book examines space tether systems - one of the most forward thinking directions of modern astronautics.
to/) Tether , the British Virgin Islands-based issuer of a cryptocurrency referred to as USDT, has been accused by (https://twitter.