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  • n. Plural form of tieback.


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  • I prefer a clean look like this: just great cords and tiebacks.

    Museum Quality

  • Dear Heloise: I was looking for tiebacks for curtains for my son's room, and they are very pricey.

    Hints From Heloise

  • The rugs are woven suede and leather, the couches and chairs silk and velvet brocades, the crystal Lalique, Baccarat and Venetian, the swathed silk curtains harnessed by mother-of-pearl inlaid tiebacks.

    Being a Paying Guest of the King

  • The panels themselves looked marvelous, hanging an inch above the floor, held open with matching fabric tiebacks.

    Sea Escape

  • "The technology has improved and costs have decreased to make longer tiebacks possible," said Frank Puskar, president of Energo Engineering, a Houston firm that specializes in offshore work.

    BP Drilling Platform Reaches Far Afield

  • Six new deepwater tiebacks have started pumping oil and gas since the beginning of 2008, according to Offshore Engineer, an industry trade publication.

    BP Drilling Platform Reaches Far Afield

  • The use of satellite wells -- using a method called subsea tiebacks -- is proliferating.

    BP Drilling Platform Reaches Far Afield

  • Another 23 tiebacks are in development and expected to be operational before the end of 2011.

    BP Drilling Platform Reaches Far Afield

  • Even with a limited additional construction work if the companies used tiebacks to produce the oil, there would be tons of other work and a longer life for Hibernia.

    Turning the clock back on economic development

  • Our curtain tiebacks are made of a loop of braid twisted into a single strand, leaving a small loop at either end to hook over the, um, hook thing that you hook curtain tiebacks to.

    Back to life, back to reality


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