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Lacing

- Noun

A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.

- Noun

A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.

- Noun

A lace; specifically (Mach.), a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.


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