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  • n. A rope or line used to secure a load to a vehicle.


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  • Thisreminds me of the tabloidharassment and cross-countryreconnaissancespy trips to snagJohn Edwards' "love child"and tiedown his relationship with his mistress.

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  • I saw that it was not strapped down and made a decision not to take a minute and go get a tiedown.

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  • I came home to our dog yelping like a banshee because he had gotten his chain twisted so freakishly that he could only move about 2 inches around his tiedown.

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  • Roland buckled his gunbelt, then bent to knot the tiedown.

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  • The chunk of wood he had been working on lay nearby; he grabbed it and tucked it into the pocket in the hack of Susannah's wheelchair as the gunslinger slowly buckled the wide leather belt around his waist and cinched the rawhide tiedown.

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  • Topics featured in this issue include pressure sore healing, real-time prosthetic control, extensor spasms in patients with spinal cord injury, wheelchair tiedown and restraint design, and more.

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  • Wheelchair tiedown and occupant restraint loading associated with an adult manual transit wheelchair in rear impact, pg.

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  • This study confirmed that forces on wheelchair tiedown and occupant restraint systems differ greatly in frontal - and rear-impact scenarios.

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  • This research adds to the literature on the proper design of wheelchair tiedown and occupant restraint systems and the protection of wheelchair-seated occupants subjected to rear-impact events.

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  • The study results found front tiedown loads in rear - impact crashes to be substantially higher than previously reported for front tiedown loads in frontal impact.

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