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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An oblong metal coupling with a swivel at one end and an internal thread at the other into which a threaded rod can be screwed in order to form a unit that can be adjusted for length or tension.

Usage examples (31)
  • You punch the corner post, wrestle the turnbuckle.
  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Those men are in the top turnbuckle.
  • As he went into the turnbuckle, I tried to extend my arm.
  • I am going down the hall now to put him over the turnbuckle. for more
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