attachment attachment  /ə ˈtætʃ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
  2. (n) a supplementary part or accessory
  3. (n) a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding
  4. (n) a connection that fastens things together
  5. (n) faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
  6. (n) the act of attaching or affixing something
  7. (n) the act of fastening things together

Usage(s):

  1. Adopted children are sometimes diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder, which manifests as a debilitating inability to form normal emotional bonds.
  2. In rage and desperation, some girls turned hopefully to their fathersnot in an Oedipal attachment, but in hopes of nurture which, again, was denied them.
  3. Some printers like the Canon i860 which retails for around $135, makes beautiful prints and is easy to use come with a handy attachment that auto-feeds 4x6 photo paper.

News

  1. NRS Truck Brakes

    NUCAP continues to deliver innovative technology solutions to the automotive aftermarket with its NRS mechanical attachment system for brake pad backing plates.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Work Truck Magazine

  2. Grabber's Scavenger Head Screws Now Available in Coarse Thread

    Coarse Thread Screws Are Perfect for Drywall to Wood Attachment Alpine, UT — Grabber Construction Products, an international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, announces the release of its unique Scavenger head screws in coarse thread for drywall to wood attachment. Previously, Grabber's Scavenger head screws have only been available in drill point and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. CompuLab introduces CM-T335 - a $27 ARM Cortex-A8 Computer-on-Module

    CompuLab, a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded computing products, is introducing CM-T335 - a new, ultra low-cost Computer-on-Module. Please find the full press release in the attachment. High quality product images are attached in the separate files. Additional product information is available at http://compulab.co.il/products/computer-on-modules/cm-t335-computer-on-module/.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "No doubt his return would have been good for Formula One and I am sure it would have seen him fighting for wins again," Montezemolo said. "In the name of Ferrari and all the fans, I wish to thank him for the strong attachment he displayed...
    on Aug 11, 2009 By: Luca Montezemolo Source: ABC News

  2. "People have an attachment to certain players and that is understandable," Weekes said.
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Kevin Weekes Source: Forbes

  3. "Paid maternity leave ensures women maintain their workplace attachment, including superannuation and taxation, and business doesn't lose productive employees," Ms Stott Despoja said.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Natasha Stott Despoja Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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