stapling

[ stey-pling ]
/ ˈsteɪ plɪŋ /
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noun Shipbuilding.

a collar formed of angle iron surrounding a structural member passing through a deck or bulkhead to make a seal that is watertight, oiltight, etc.

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Also called angle collar.

Origin of stapling

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Medical definitions for stapling

stapling
[ stāplĭng ]

n.

The fastening together of two tissues with a staple or staples.
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