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  • n. A device used to suppress ("snub") voltage transients in electrical systems, pressure transients in fluid systems, or excess force or rapid movement in mechanical systems.
  • n. One who snubs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a contrivance for snubbing a cable; a check-stopper.


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  • An interlocking metal bracket attached at the center of the hinge side of a casement sash and frame with a call number height of 40" or more and both sides of an Awning sash and frame with a call number height of 48" or more. It pulls the sash tightly against the frame weather-strip to maximize performance.

    January 9, 2018