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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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If large beam stock is not available to you, it's possible to create a laminated yoke by gluing several thinner pieces of wood together, and these yokes can be as strong as any created out of a single beam.
Inspection revealed weld in yoke assembly (p/n 05600145) broken off due to corrosion inside the tube.
In the 1980s, Chuck Yoke realized a lifelong dream and opened one of the region's first "Warehouse Market" formats, allowing customers the opportunity to mark their own items and save money.
The Fire Department helicopter was built in 1976, but city officials said they did not know whether the yoke had ever been replaced.
The most favorable rigging of the yoke casting involves filling and feeding from the shaft section of the casting, where initial temperature gradients in the liquid (not accounted for in the simulation) will enhance even more the directional solidification exhibited in Fig.
With right sides together, align the front body and the front yoke along the bust seam, matching the circles and notches and evenly distributing gathers; stitch.
You need different sizes of yokes as your animals grow.
The patient cables are clearly marked with part numbers and lot control information, and the cable yokes are labeled to clearly show channel designations and color codes.
He concluded that Bell, within the 18-year period of repose, withheld information from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about five prior military aircraft accidents Bell knew were caused by the failure of identical tail rotor yokes installed on those aircraft, which caused the Griffith Park helicopter crash.
Draw the grainline on the pocket pieces and label the center-front and center-back edges of the skirts and yokes (3).
He hand carved that first yoke, just like he hand carved the three yokes that came after, when the oxen began to outgrow their yokes and needed adjustment.