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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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This partnership allows Rivetz to use Tether's digital cash, and provides Tether with Rivetz' core functionality of a state-of-the-art mobile payment system that meets or exceeds all current security standards.
Tenders are invited for: Elastic tether design and dynamic testing - expro plus
Currently E-sail tethers are made of 25-50 [micro]m aluminium wires, which are ultrasonically bonded together to form multifilament tethers.
Coil Tethers are a high-quality tether solution designed to stay out of the way when not needed.
It also features a full range of basic tethers and ProCases, a selection for larger gear such as rangefinders and GPS systems.
com)-- The budget friendly Tether Alarm from Southern Imperial can be reset multiple times, and works by simply threading your current tether through the alarm box.
The last space shuttle--tether experiment, which unspooled about 12 miles of cable, generated thousands of volts of electrical potential and kilowatts of power, burned through the insulation of the cable, and generated a tremendous explosive arc of electricity, that snapped the tether.
Rules for tethered animals Make sure your animal can get to clean water at all times in a container that it can't knock over Make sure your animal is properly fed Check your animal and its tether twice a day If grass is the only food the animal is getting, move it to another place every 24 hours If there is no natural protection from the wind, make a windbreak Exercise your animal daily
In the past, tethers did not usually come with car seats, so owners had to contact the manufacturer to get one and then have a car dealer install an anchor point.
are experimenting with tethers as part of a continuing effort to reduce the cost of space transportation dramatically.
The British public believe supermarkets should back higher welfare for pigs and only sell meat produced in the UK without the use of sow stalls and tethers.
They became involved in the terminator project after a call from Tethers Unlimited, a Washington- based company.