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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.
Laces, tassels, aglets and cording are $5 each, while kilties are $10 each.
The Aglet Repair Tool provides its users with an efficient and convenient method of replacing broken or missing aglets.
Programming and Deploying Java Mobile Agents with Aglets.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called AGLETS.
The plastic bits on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
Telomeres are caps at the ends of chromosomes that protect genetic information throughout life, much in the way that plastic tips (called aglets for Scrabble enthusiasts) protect shoelaces.
The plastic on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
These function somewhat like the aglets on the ends of shoelaces that keep them from unraveling.
Aglets [Lange and Oshima 98], Voyager [ObjectSpace Corp.
He has presented his work at leading conferences, published articles in many journals and has co-authored a book on Java aglets.