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Word: tether

Definition: tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether


Sentences Containing 'tether'

According to Singleton "Luxor is dying, it's some years on and he's reached the end of his tether, and he wants to see what is going to happen to Midnight in the future.
After M-Day, some former Morlocks who lost their powers were Angel Dust, , Callisto, , , Marrow, Postman, Qwerty, Shatter, Tether and the probability of Feral and Thornn.
Missing teaching, Bromige returned to it part-time at the University of San Francisco, and he also began writing what would later be "As in T as in Tether", which was awarded A Best Book of the Year (2003) recognition from Small Press Traffic.
One or more tube riders (often called "tubers") tether their tubes to a powered watercraft such as a motor boat or a personal watercraft. The riders are then towed through the water by the watercraft. In free-floating tubing, the tube riders are untethered and often conveyed by the current of a waterway.
Towing a tube or tubes also requires a powered watercraft such a motorboat or personal watercraft as well as rope to tether the tubes to such craft. Tubes used for free-floating tubing have traditionally been true inner tubes, but commercially sold tubes for the same purpose are becoming common place.
Visually impaired athletes participate in running events with the help of a sighted guide, to whom they may be attached by a tether.

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