fishermans bend


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fish′erman's bend′


n.
a knot used to secure a rope around a spar or to an anchor, bucket, or ring.
[1855–60]
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Many of the drums are understood to contain contaminated soil generated by government research into radioactive ores at Melbourne's Fishermans Bend throughout the 1940s and 1950s.
Author affiliations: Defence Science & Technology Organisation, Fishermans Bend, Victoria, Australia (PJ.
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