tying

Definitions of tying
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n the act of tying or binding things together

Synonyms:
ligature
Types:
ligation
(surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery)
tubal ligation
a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
Type of:
attachment, fastening
the act of fastening things together

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