a small teethed device designed to remove staples from paper without damaging it; also called staple decleater
noun 1. a machine for fastening together sheets of paper or the like, with wire staples. 2. a wire-stitching machine, especially one used in bookbinding. 3. Also called staple gun. a hand-powered tool used for driving heavy-duty wire staples into wood and other materials. noun 1. a person who staples wool. 2. a merchant who […]
noun, Shipbuilding. 1. 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. noun 1. a short piece of wire bent so as to bind together papers, sections of a book, or the like, by driving the ends through the […]
noun 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astronomy. any of the large, self-luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris, etc. 3. any heavenly body. 4. Astrology. a heavenly body, especially a planet, considered as influencing humankind and events. 5. a person’s […]
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Early system on Datatron 200 series. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).