holding device

Definitions of holding device
  1. noun
    a device for holding something
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    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
    holder
    a holding device
    jaw
    holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
    cobbler's last, last, shoemaker's 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
    spike, spindle
    any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object
    bench vise, vise
    a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
    bench clamp
    a clamp used to hold work in place on a workbench
    candle holder, candlestick
    a holder with sockets for candles
    C-clamp
    a clamp in the shape of the letter C
    cigarette holder
    a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
    collet, collet chuck
    a cone-shaped chuck used for holding cylindrical pieces in a lathe
    cramp
    a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
    keyboard
    holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
    machinist's vise, metalworking vise
    a vise with two parallel iron jaws and a wide opening below
    oarlock, peg, pin, rowlock, thole, tholepin
    a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    pipe clamp, pipe vise
    a clamp for holding pipe that is to be cut or threaded
    press
    clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
    shoulder vise, wood vise, woodworking vise
    a vise with jaws that are padded in order to hold lumber without denting it
    zarf
    an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup
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    device
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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