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buckle down

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to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

buckle down: to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

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fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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fold or collapse

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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The patented Buckling Spring technology, providing tactile feedback when typing on a computer keyboard, has been a distinguishing characteristic of several keyboard models manufactured for major OEMs over the past year.
Said Shipley, "While we didn't reach our goal of 70 percent, we are pleased with the increase in occupant restraint usage, and we hope to continue to see the usage rate increase as more and more people realize the life-saving benefits of buckling up.
The possibility of being stopped and ticketed is what it takes for many drivers to protect children by always buckling them up.
TxDOT says its goal this year is to get at least another 3 percent of Texans -- roughly 350,000 drivers -- into the habit of buckling up.
May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- One of DaimlerChrysler's "Do the Buckle" minivans has arrived in Chico in support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) "Operation ABC Mobilization: America Buckles Up Children initiative" (May 24-31, 1999) -- a week dedicated to educating Americans about the importance of buckling up children and traveling safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's observational surveys before and after the last Mobilization showed six million more people buckling up.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has another suggestion for parents this Valentine's Day: Love your children by buckling them up with safety restraints appropriate for their height and weight.
It offers new features previously only found in pricier helmets: QuickFit(TM) system for a better fit, Bell CamLocks(TM) for easier strap adjustment, and a PinchGuard(TM) buckle for no-pinch buckling.
Chrysler is striving to raise awareness in North Carolina about the importance of safety belts and buckling kids in the back seat.
It's a proven fact that buckling up is the single most effective way to save lives and reduce injuries on America's roadways.
Keep youngsters safe by buckling them in a safety or booster seat," he said.
Chrysler is striving to raise awareness in the Dallas/Fort Worth area about the importance of safety belts and buckling kids in the back seat.
But you have to make sure the boards are curling, not buckling.
The simple step of buckling up is the single best defense against ejection and will increase your odds of survival in light trucks by as much as 80 percent in the event of a rollover crash," said Romell Cooks, Regional Administrator, NHTSA Central Region.
May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- One of DaimlerChrysler's "Do the Buckle" minivans has arrived in the Newark Area in support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) "Operation ABC Mobilization: America Buckles Up Children initiative" (May 24-31, 1999) -- a week dedicated to educating Americans about the importance of buckling up children and traveling safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.