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yoke

 [yōk]
1. a connecting structure.
2. jugum.

ju·gum

, pl.

ju·ga

(jū'gŭm, -gă), [TA]
1. A ridge or furrow connecting two points. Synonym(s): yoke [TA]
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

yoke

(yōk)
1. a connecting structure.
2. jugum.

yoke

[yōk]
Etymology: L, jungere, to join
a connector used to link small cylinders of medical gases, such as portable oxygen tanks, to respiratory equipment.

ju·gum

, pl. juga (jū'gŭm, -gă)
1. [TA] A ridge or furrow connecting two points.
Synonym(s): yoke.
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

ju·gum

, pl. juga (jū'gŭm, -gă)
1. [TA] A ridge or furrow connecting two points.
Synonym(s): yoke.
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

yoke,

n 1. something that connects or binds.
n 2. an assembly of metal clamps with adjustable screws that secure the cylinders to the device or reducing valves. They are equipped with nipples that fit snugly into the inlet socket or part of the cylinder valve. In dentistry, used with the nitrous oxide cylinders.

yoke

1. an anatomical connecting structure; a depression or ridge connecting two structures.
2. a primitive device for coupling two or more animals to one vehicle or implement. Usually a wooden bar that sits on the top of the neck with a metal loop to go around the neck of each animal.

yoke muscles
a pair of extraocular muscles.
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Figure 3 shows the fire test frame capable of placing a load representing a landing limit condition on the titanium yoke structure, while also being exposed to the 2000[Degrees]F (1093[Degrees]C) flame.
The yoke most familiar to us is the traditional neck yoke, used by European and New England teamsters with great success.
The captain considered getting the co-pilot to take control but concluded that, given the time available and the challenging conditions, his best course of action was to move his right hand from the power levers on to the yoke to regain control.
Inspection revealed yoke was cracked completely through upper left hand corner.
Marking the center point on the back edge of the yoke with a % inch notch will help align the back piece to be attached next.
The next adjustment that may be necessary to cure a galloping action is yoke alignment.
And Johnston, who had been targeting a place in the top 10, felt he would have finished higher if he had been able to compete in the yoke and the frame carry.
It fits all aircraft, helicopters and sport aircraft, when there is tight yoke clearance.
When the co-pilot rolled out of the initial turn, the yoke became stuck while it was fully deflected and would not budge; overpowering the stuck yoke caused a loud bang.
The white shoulder yoke, which was originally introduced before the First World War, is back.
Yoke and Robinson map the genesis of their anthology to a conference session held at the Annual Colloquium on Literature and Film in 2001.