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small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionnoun
the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
a type of lashing or binding used to temporarily immobilize the ends of a rope to prevent a knot from slipping or collapsing.
Seizings are a class of stopping knots used to semi-permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object. Akin to lashings, they use string or small-stuff to produce friction and leverage to immobilize larger ropes. Seizings are not recommended for heavy loads for critical use as strain reduces the diameter of the main rope and can permit slippage even with proper construction. According to The Ashley Book of Knots, "A seizing holds several objects together." The other type of stopping knots are whipping knots. A throat seizing is a seized round turn. It is used when turning in deadeyes, and has riding turns but no crossing turns. The end of the stay or shroud should first be stopped around the deadeye.
the act of taking or grasping suddenly
the operation of fastening together or lashing
the cord or lashing used for such fastening
Seizings are a class of knots used to semi-permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object. Akin to lashings, they use string or small-stuff to produce friction and leverage to immobilize larger ropes. Seizings are not recommended for heavy loads.
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Fastening any two ropes, or different parts of one rope together, with turns of small stuff.
The numerical value of seizing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of seizing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Nations around the world continue to stand with Ukraine, because we all recognize that if we abandon Ukraine, we abandon the UN Charter itself, and the principles and rules that make all our countries safer and more secure: No seizing land by force. No erasing another country’s borders. No targeting civilians in war, if we do not defend these basic principles, we invite a world in which might makes right, the strong dominate the weak.
Seizing the power of now is what will help you propel your life to where you need to be."
One of the things that Vladimir Putin has done, starting back in 2014 when they first went into Ukraine, seizing Crimea, seizing a part of eastern Ukraine, is to totally alienate the Ukrainian people from Russia. Before 2014, actually, Russia was pretty popular in Ukraine.
You can't be pro-insurrection and pro-democracy. You can't be pro-insurrection and pro-America, if we only focus on affordability, opportunity, rebuilding the American dream, we miss a real chance with the extremity of the values that this Supreme Court has allowed to happen and many governors and states are seizing upon.
They have failed to realize that the opposition camp is using them merely as pawns in its maneuvers to reap political gains by damaging the SAR government's credibility and reputation, or that some foreign forces are seizing the opportunity to advance their own strategy to hurt China by trying to create havoc in Hong Kong.
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