Definition of Cinching
1. Verb. (present participle of cinch) ¹
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Definition of Cinching
1. cinch [v] - See also: cinch
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Literary usage of Cinching
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Construction Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1922)
"The cost of back-cinching, which consists of hammering the bands to a proper bearing on the staves and cinching them down tight, ..."
2. Drill Regulations for Signal Troops by United States War Dept (1917)
"The saddle place is determined by the animal's conformation, and will sooner or later, during the morning, take that place irrespective of tight cinching. ..."
3. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The vertical rods have no stress from water pressure but have the cinching and swelling stresses referred to above. For simplicity of design %-in. round ..."
4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The vertical rods have no stress from water pressure but have the cinching and swelling stresses referred to above. For simplicity of design J^-in. round ..."
5. The History of China by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1898)
"Her husband cinching had in the meanwhile won a great victory in the field, but had been compelled to abandon the siege of ..."
6. American Sewerage Practice by Harrison Prescott Eddy, Leonard. Metcalf (1914)
"The design of continuous wood-stave pipe involves the consideration of the initial strain in the bands, due to cinching and the strains set up by the ..."
7. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"Tight cinching causes young animals to rear and even throw themselves. ... On cold mornings tight cinching causes even old saddlers to buck. ..."
8. Conveyance and Distribution of Water for Water Supply: Aqueducts, Pipe-lines by Edward Wegmann (1918)
"When the bands are only two or three inches apart, great care must be taken in the cinching, in order to avoid crushing the wood or collapsing the pipe. ..."