hold-down


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

hold-down

(hōld′doun′)
n.
1.
a. The act of holding down.
b. A limit or restraint: "Voters want a hold-down on the Federal budget" (Newsweek).
2. Something, such as a clamp, used to hold an object in place.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hold-down - a limitation or constraint; "taxpayers want a hold-down on government spending"
restriction, limitation - an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
References in periodicals archive ?
to construct a custom hold-down system to prevent the tanks from floating while being backfilled with cellular concrete.
The Accu-Cure is available as one of five packages: a complete conveyorized UV curing system with one or two curing heads, vacuum hold-down and exhaust system; curing heads with light guard assembly; vacuum hold-down retro-fit package; additional conveyer sections by the tbot.; and conveyor unit with vacuum hold-down.
You can use the cable two ways: Loop one end through the other around a vehicle hold-down or seat bracket, with the free end attached to the lock.
Air Loaded Infeed Sectional Hold-Down Shoe to Cutterhead
Also featured will be CMT Material's new reformulated HYVAC hold-down fixture material for rapid, low-cost production of vacuum hold-down trim fixtures.
Also featured will be CMT's newly reformulated Hyvac fixture material for rapid, low-cost production of vacuum hold-down trim fixtures.
JBT Food Tech has incorporated a 'lift' mechanism into its custom-built 'hold-down' belt so that producers can cook either flat or wavy bacon to a consistently high standard.
These hold-down clamps have a finger-grip T-handle and an open arm for adjustable spindle location.
After lowering the cab, lock it down right or you may ruin the threads on the hold-down nuts or crack the frame.
The shear incorporates an automatic hydraulic hold-down clamp and a 20-inch blade length and offers more speed and power than any other 20-inch shear in its class, according to the company.
Codes also allow a 32-inch braced wall that uses specific nailing schedules and hold-down devices, a cumbersome alternative for many builders.
Model 8021, 8071, and 8101 clamps are fully-enclosed with pneumatic hold-down created to withstand dirty workholding environments.