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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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3 : to bend, crumple, or give way <The pavement buckled in the heat.
The ball valve can be reset under pressure and the buckled pin replaced in minutes.
Six of the seven buckled seat belts unlatched and five passengers were ejected, two of whom were killed.
A trend Merrill has seen recently is children being buckled into the car seat but the seats not buckled into the vehicle.
Our problem: Wally will not stay buckled in the back seat of our mini-van.
The problem is that many of these belts are only partly automatic: the motorized shoulder harness moves diagonally across your chest when you close the door and turn on the ignition, but the lap belt has to be buckled manually.
In the incipient stages of the buckling deformation, when the stream is nearly straight, the buckled shape is fitted very well by a sinusoid.
Thousands of state troopers, police officers and sheriff's deputies will be on Texas streets and highways between May 19 and June 1, including the Memorial Day holiday weekend, issuing citations to drivers who aren't buckled up and whose children aren't properly restrained.
will pay homeowners to replace warped, buckled or failed composite siding installed as far back as 1981, officials said Tuesday.
As for Laubscher, his boss said he went beyond the call of duty by staying with the Chevy until he knew the occupants were buckled.
The Texas Department of Transportation and its partners, the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies across the state, engaged in the "Click It or Ticket" campaign last Memorial Day with a single objective: to watch for Texas drivers and passengers who were not buckled up and encourage them to comply with safety belt and child safety seat laws.
Police will follow vehicles as they are driven away from campuses and, if children still aren't buckled in five blocks away, officers will pull them over, Lynch said.
The Texas safety belt law, enacted in 1985, requires drivers, front seat passengers and children under 17, whether riding in the front or back seat, to be buckled up.
Sixty percent of children killed in crashes aren't buckled, event organizers said.
If we stop and cite you for a traffic offense, and you're not buckled up, you will get a ticket," said Colonel William Seck, Kansas Highway Patrol, and Colonel Roger D.