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Secure

To assure the payment of a debt or the performance of an obligation; to provide security.

A debtor "secures" a creditor by giving him or her a lien, mortgage, or other security to be used in case the debtor fails to make payment.

secure

to assure a creditor of payment, as by giving SECURITY.

TO SECURE. To protect, insure, or save a right.
     2. The constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 8, gives power to congress "to promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing, for limited times, to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries." The inventor of a machine has the right to it exclusively at common law, and the author a right to his manuscript. But they may abandon the, right by publishing the book without having secured a copyright, (q.v.) or by using publicly the machine, and suffering others to use it, without having obtained a patent. (q.v.) Vide Secret.

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Kinedyne's winch and ratchet securement straps come in three tiers of strength and durability.
Authorities reported issuing 2,080 and 2,938 out-of-service cargo securement citations, respectively, for violations during Roadchecks 2018 and 2017.
The company manufactures polyester (PET) and polypropylene strapping consumables, securement equipment and related products, serving the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and industrial industries.
The company manufactures polyester and polypropylene strapping consumables, securement equipment and related products, serving the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and industrial industries.
To prevent problems, they point to proper design and use of pallets, as well as cargo securement. Notably, they say that "Packages, boxes, and crates should be designed to permit top loading of lighter and smaller freight on top to optimize shipping densities," and that not doing so could lead to damage and injury as well as tariff surcharges.
* Adhesion to Skin, Tubes, Devices, and Itself: Successful critical tube securement requires adhesives that can stick to multiple surface textures.
When applied to a load, the devices evenly distribute the mechanical force exerted by load securement straps and other tie-down assemblies.
'There is also a serviceable agreement that stipulates penalties when there is a breach in facility securement as most breaches are actually human,' he said.
Additionally, the company will distribute BioDerms portfolio of urinary management devices, such as the Mens Liberty male external catheter for homecare and managed care, CathGrip family of universal securement options and other related products.
The guidelines for buses and vans address boarding access, fare devices, interior circulation, seating and securement, signs, lighting, and announcement systems.
Examples of product applications include: wound care; medical device assembly; surgical drapes; and IV securement.
Infiltrate education should encompass IV insertion, catheter securement, site assessment, risk factors, consequences, cost implications, and legal considerations (Doellman et al., 2009; Gosen, 2012).