Turnbuckle Definition

tûrnbŭkəl
turnbuckles
noun
A metal sleeve with opposite internal threads at each end for the threaded ends of two rods or for ringbolts, forming a coupling that can be turned to tighten or loosen the rods or wires attached to the ringbolts.
Webster's New World

(nautical) A link threaded on both ends of a short bar which is used to pull objects together. (FM 55-501)

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Noun

Singular:
turnbuckle
Plural:
turnbuckles

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