holding device

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Noun1.holding device - a device for holding something
chuck - a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
clamp, clinch - a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
cobbler's last, shoemaker's last, last - holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
pullback, tieback - a device (as a decorative loop of cord or fabric) for holding or drawing something back; "the draperies were drawn to the sides by pullbacks"
spindle, spike - any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object; "the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order"
bench vise, vise - a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
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South Miami, FL, July 07, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product designed to provide its users with a convenient and secure method of laptop use, the Laptop Holding Device, has been developed by Todd Burton of Riverdale, Illinois.
In addition to this, the C 400 TC recognises the pouch holding devices, when they are inserted, without any contact and by means of RFID tags, which are integrated in the holding devices.
MACHINE SHOP seeking product lines sold to other machine shops such as chucks, gauges, holding devices, drills, reamers, taps, etc.
Round shank bodies are suitable for high performance holding devices such as shrink fit adapters, hydraulic chucks, power grip chucks, and collet chucks.
The Model L employs the vee bearing principle in which the drill acts as its own spindle, running truer than other holding devices such as collets or chucks.