- any of various rings or eyelets of metal or the like.
- an insulated washer of rubber or plastic, inserted in a hole in a metal part to prevent grounding of a wire passing through the hole.
- a ring or strop of fiber or wire; becket.
- a ring having a thickness of three strands, made by forming a loop of a single strand, then laying the ends around the loop.
- a ring of fiber used as a seal or gasket, as under the head of a bolt.
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If you see melted plastic grommets, deadly gases like carbon monoxide may be entering your home.Is your house safe? Use this checklist to find out.|Jean Feingold|September 7, 2021|Popular-Science
When assembled, the chimney exits the tent through a steel grommet that protects the exterior fabric from coming into direct contact with the stove.
Grommet—a rope ring used as a wad to hold a cannonball in place in the bore.Artillery Through the Ages|Albert Manucy
The grommet is formed of a single strand of rope five times as long as the circumference of the grommet when complete.Knots, Splices and Rope Work|A. Hyatt Verrill
The blocks are fitted round the gaff with grommet straps, and are kept in their places by cleats.The Seaman's Friend|Richard Henry Dana
With the grommet punch make holes through the canvas just below the broomstick and secure with the grommets.Carpentry and Woodwork|Edwin W. Foster
A short piece of rope worked grommet fashion into the bolt-rope of a sail, and containing a metal ring or thimble.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth