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  • a  containing a compressed spring that presses one part against another

  • From the bombs came tangled wires snaking through the tight rows of children, connected to two spring-loaded detonator pedals held down by the feet of two guerrillas.
  • A spring-loaded mechanism in the rear hub controls the rear wheels, and there are no spokes or exposed bike chain.
  • Created by MIT's Aaron Edsinger and Jeff Weber, the bot can grasp your hands when you touch its spring-loaded ones and can place a cup on a counter.
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  • Hitch Fence Line Mower features tractor-mounted design.
    Suitable for tractor owners, DR 3-Point Hitch Fence Line Mower has spring-loaded mowing arm that automatically deflects around fence posts, mail boxes, and other obstacles. Machine gets up close to nearly any surface, allowing user to trim fence lines while riding on tractor. It also features pivoting deck allowing unit to trim around ponds and along roadside ditches. This story is related to ...
    June 21, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Stores respond to upcoming end of switchblade ban
    Indiana's upcoming end to its decades-old ban on switchblades has spurred some of the state's gun stores to start taking pre-orders for the spring-loaded knives.
    June 16, 2013 - FOX 28 South Bend
  • Indiana switchblade ban ends July 1
    Indiana's end to its decades-old ban on switchblades has spurred some of the state's gun stores to start taking pre-orders for the spring-loaded knives.
    June 15, 2013 - Louisville Courier-Journal

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