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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device (as a decorative loop of cord or fabric) for holding or drawing something back.

Usage examples (37)
  • BP could have used a "tieback" method that would have provided twice as much protection, according to evidence released by the House Energy and Commerce
  • Standing in the tieback draperies was the figure of a man.
  • Online organizing always had a tieback to offline activities.
  • Now it appears that a steel tieback that holds the paneled ceiling let go. for more
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