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  • n. Plural form of eyebolt.

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Examples

  • To fasten it to the ground and prevent the Antarctic storms from blowing it away I had strong eyebolts screwed into each end of the roof-ridge and the four corners of the roof; we carried six strong eyebolts, a metre long, to be rammed into the barrier; between these bolts and those on the hut, steel wires were to be stretched, which could be drawn quite tight.

    The South Pole~ Plan and Preparations

  • Then I noticed that the eyes of the huge eyebolts I had put through the sill beams were starting to pull away from their nice round shape!

    Dave Lindorff: Thoughts on Saving an Old Barn

  • That was George Anderson's ascent, when he drilled eyebolts up the smooth side of the monolith, standing on each successive rod to place the next and then fixing lines to the summit so that others could follow.

    Climbing the Granite Frontier,

  • Bruce stood before a nude woman who was bound by thick leather straps to a pair of eyebolts that descended from the ceiling.

    The Forever Game

  • Her wrists and ankles were fastened with No. 2 picture wire to eyebolts in the floor of the cabinet.

    The Secret Life of Houdini

  • Ten eyebolts were found with some of the wood fixtures, and we had 10 victims.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • QUESTION: Colonel, can you clarify about the eyebolts configuration and what inference you might be drawing from that?

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • We believe he purchased eyebolts, two packs of the zip ties, and assorted hardware which was contained within boxes.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • QUESTION: Colonel, you had said that the eyebolts might have been used to restrain the children in some way.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • MILLER: Well, again -- and I don't know for sure, but our investigators, as we look, one of the two by sixes had eyebolts connected close together, but they were -- there was like two sets, but they were like 10 inches apart.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

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