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cinch

a saddle girth on an American stock saddle. Tightens with a knot on a ring instead of with straps and buckles.
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I then tested the cinch stop snare in the laboratory by cinching the snare down on legs of a 5 month calf, an adult female moose, an adult male moose, and a simulated wolf neck (Phillips et al.
Because the cinching process occurs inside an electron microscope, "we can now study the deformation of nanocrystals," Banhart says.
A three-position molded nylon clamp locks a cinching rope, which goes around the entire net.