grommet
[ grom-it ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; French in nautical use in the sense ‘a circle of rope used as a fastening’: from obsolete French grommette, from gourmer ‘to curb’, of unknown ultimate origin
Synonyms
  • loop
  • cringle
  • eyelet
Antonyms
  • open circuit
  • uncoil
  • untie
Definition
an eyelet placed in a hole in a sheet or panel to protect or insulate a rope or cable passed through it or to prevent the sheet or panel from being torn
Example
A) We hung the banner from the four grommets in the corners. B) To hang your shower curtain, begin by placing hooks through the grommets at the top of the curtain.
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