sliding hook

slid·ing hook

a movable attachment used on an orthodontic wire for the application of elastic traction or headgear force.

slid·ing hook

(slīding huk)
Movable attachment used on an orthodontic wire for application of elastic traction or headgear force.
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The experienced striker worked his butt off in a slightly deeper role, chasing back to make a superb sliding hook tackle that sparked the build-up to City's second and continues to show what a valuable player he is now that he's getting a sustained run in the side.
Moreton saw that Master Lock had displayed and offered for sale a new type of steering wheel security lock product that feature an ornamental design for a two-pronged sliding hook which engages the rim of the vehicle steering wheel, as depicted in the Yang `621 patent and in the product samples that were sent to Master Lock.
The `621 Patent is directed to the sliding hook portion of a vehicle steering wheel locking device, and features an ornamental design for a two-pronged sliding hook which engages the rim of the vehicle steering wheel.
The generously-sized boot comes complete with horizontal rails and sliding hooks that can hold carrier bags or be attached to a net.