Definition of Turnbuckles

1. Noun. (plural of turnbuckle) ¹



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Definition of Turnbuckles

1. turnbuckle [n] - See also: turnbuckle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turnbuckles

turnable
turnably
turnabout
turnabout is fair play
turnabouts
turnaround
turnaround time
turnarounds
turnback
turnbacks
turnboy
turnboys
turnbroach
turnbroaches
turnbuckle
turnbuckles (current term)
turnbull's blue
turncloak
turncloaks
turncoat
turncoats
turncock
turncocks
turndown
turndowns
turndun
turnduns
turneaureite
turned
turned against

Literary usage of Turnbuckles

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1. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"It is permissible to use either one or two turnbuckles on each wire. ... As there are about 115 wires in the machine which need turnbuckles, ..."

2. The Design of Highway Bridges of Steel, Timber and Concrete by Milo Smith Ketchum (1920)
"The parts of the bar may be connected by sleeve nuts or turnbuckles. ... turnbuckles and Sleeve Nuts. — Eye- or loop-bars are made adjustable by means of ..."

3. American Wire Rope Catalogue and Hand Book by American Steel & Wire Co (1913)
"turnbuckles turnbuckles are necessary in many places, such as guy ropes, etc., ... 4 is required, two turnbuckles may be used. State style of ends wanted. ..."

4. Aeroplane Designing for Amateurs by Victor Lougheed (1912)
"turnbuckles are the most used devices for tightening wires and cables, ... An objection, however, to such turnbuckles as have been and are marketed by the ..."

5. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"... turnbuckles Drop-forged, with hook and eye, shackle and eye, two eyes, two hooks, two shackles, or hook an'd shackle. Formulae for Circular Davits. ..."

6. Cambria Steel: A Handbook of Information Relating to Structural Steel by Cambria Steel Co, George Edward Thackray (1916)
"turnbuckles. PRESSED WROUGHT IRON. The Cleveland City Forge and Iron Co. Dimensions of Bar. Diameter of Bar. Indus. Inch.":. ..."

7. The Design of Highway Bridges and the Calculation of Stresses in Bridges Trusses by Milo Smith Ketchum (1908)
"TABLE XXIII. SLEEVE NUTS AND turnbuckles. AMERICAN BRIDGE COMPANY STANDARDS. All Dimensions in Inches. ... turnbuckles ..."

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