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Synonyms for aglet

metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon

ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

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Thirteen lace chapes (also called aglets or aiglets), one with the remnants of lace still inside the tube, together with fragments of garments with eyelets show the use of some of the laces as fastening strings.
In our study, we used Aglets in the server part and the cloud computing part, because Aglets it has specified in mobility than the other platforms, with this for the use of the advantages of the mobiles agents, where the mobile agents offer several advantages improving the performance of distributed applications.
South Miami, FL, December 07, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A simple yet functional new product designed to solve a common problem, The Aglet Repair Tool, has been developed by Jawara Carrington of Washington, DC.
There are no aglets so they only need to be constructed with one material.
(43) On the use of pins and aglets in dressing, see Jenny Tiramani, "Pins and Aglets', in Tara Hemling and Catherine Richardson, eds., Everyday Objects.
It was not only instructive but downright fun to find out about everyday "pattens," and how they were worn to elevate shoes from the muck of the streets (Riello); how pins and aglets were commonly employed across classes to hold cloth together in different styles (Tiramani); how people regularly buried caches of cloths and other objects to--we aren't exactly sure, ward off evil spirits?
Every detail is carefully considered, from the metallic glazes and stacked-leather heels to the signature aglets that cap each shoelace.
The study provides insights about the interaction between a toxic protein called progerin and telomeres, which cap the ends of chromosomes like aglets, the plastic tips that bind the ends of shoelaces.
Examples are AgentSpace [14], Aglets [15], Concordia [16] and Jumping Beans (www.jumpingbeans.com).
Programming and Deploying Java Mobile Agents with Aglets. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1998.
On a pair of shoes what are the aglets? leave behind after his first visit to the Darling 8.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called AGLETS.