retighten

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retighten

(ˌriːˈtaɪtən)
vb (tr)
to tighten again
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The only nagging problem with the Viper G2 was with the magazine tube cap; it tended to loosen during firing and had to be retightened regularly.
He wants to turn refugees away at retightened German borders.
However, tight setons needs to be retightened several times, and this painful procedure negatively affects quality of life and continence.
This means that the bolted joints must be retightened several times during their life cycle, which cause high amount of wear in the thread contact zone.
If they have, also check to make sure the magazine box isn't pressing on the bottom of the action with the screws retightened.
When she is back in Blighty she need only have these retightened and she'll be back to having luscious sun-kissed locks again.
This is a major clini- cal problem for the practitioner in cases where the esthetic ceramic covering of the crown or bridge fractures is compromised, the abutment or bridge requires an addition due to the further loss of natural dentition, or the implant reten- tion screw suffers loosening that simply needs to be retightened. If the crown cannot be removed from the implant abutment easily (particularly difficult in situations where the retention screw has loosened), without damaging the abutment or compromising the integrity of the underlying implant in the bone, the practitioner is forced to cut the crown off the abutment.
Once that setting has been accomplished and the Allen screws retightened the barrel bands and Allen screws need to be hit with Loctite 290 Wicking Grade to "weld" everything in place.
Fittings can be loosened and retightened, and when tubing needs replacing, replacement ferrules are available, reducing maintenance costs.
No nut needs to be retightened on the swivel section.
Typically, a series of bolts are loosened, the blades are rotated in the hub to the desired pitch, and the bolts are retightened. Ground-adjustable props are more complicated and expensive than their fixed-pitch brethren, but are popular on many modern light-sport aircraft, Experimentals and Part 103 ultralights.