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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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.
The Corning Polymer Gripper is a one-of-a-kind fiber holding device that allows fibers to be snapped into place with sub-micron precision.
Tenders are invited for Holding Device And Pinion For Uts Machine, Model :Tue-200 Holding Device For Upper Cross Head.