Definitions for "Turnbuckle"
Keywords:  tension, shroud, thread, rigging, rod
a connecting device usually used with cable or chain and which takes up slack by rotating on its screw threads.
sleeve with a thread at one end and a swivel at the other, or with threads of opposite hands at each end, so that by turning the sleeve, connected rods or ropes will be drawn together
a device for adjusting the tension in rope s, cable s, and tie rod s
Keywords:  tactics, heel, padded, ring, initially
The metal ring holding the ropes together, padded initially, often used for heel tactics.