Definition of Outside clinch

1. Noun. A clinch with the end of the line outside the loop.

Generic synonyms: Clench, Clinch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outside Clinch

outside back
outside caliper
outside centre
outside centres
outside chance
outside clinch (current term)
outside door
outside edges
outside edging
outside gross area
outside loop
outside marriage
outside mirror
outside of
outside out patch
outside the box
outside world

Literary usage of Outside clinch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"There is an outside clinch, Fig. 85, Plate 10; and an inside clinch, Fig. 86. To Bend a Hemp Cable, use an inside clinch. The end of the cable (a), Fig. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... the bight an outside clinch would be made, depending entirely on the sti/inga, but more ready for slipping. Midshipman'» Hitch (lip. 15). ..."

3. Text-book of Seamanship: The Equipping and Handling of Vessels Under Sail Or by Stephen Bleecker Luce, United States Naval Academy (1898)
"There is an outside clinch, Fig. 98, Plate 19 ; and an inside clinch, Fig. 99. SPLICING. Ropes are joined together, for different purposes, by uniting their ..."

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