Still, experts concede 21st century mine safety remains an elusive quest, tethered to discipline and vigilance.
And that their phones never really were supposed to be tethered, so this update doesn't cripple any documented capability.
Her teenage son was tethered to a motorbike and dragged across a rocky road.
I admit I'm one of those people who tend to self-flagellate and is too tethered to my to-do list, sometimes defeated by it.
So here Clinton stands, tethered to a president who is neither loved nor feared.
The boat which has been tethered to the weird, baleful shore is set free, and sails toward the glories of the morning.
He found his horse, which he had tethered to a tree, and mounted.
Every time a flight of ducks appeared, our tethered ducks quacked lustily, the drake keeping silent; and it was effective.
To this Hendrik agreed; and the horses were tethered out to graze.
He looked back from where he tethered the mules for the night, but she had not moved.
late 14c., "rope for fastening an animal," probably from Old Norse tjoðr "tether," from Proto-Germanic *teudran (cf. Danish tøir, Swedish tjuder, Old Frisian tiader, Middle Dutch tuder, Dutch tuier "line, rope," Old High German zeotar "pole of a cart"), from PIE root *deu- "to fasten" + instrumentive suffix *-tro-. Figurative sense of "measure of one's limitations" is attested from 1570s.
late 15c., from tether (n.). Related: Tethered; tethering.