Holding Power

Some articles on holding power:

Tenpenny - Terminology
... nail coated with adhesive (cement) for greater holding power also resin- or vinyl-coated coating melts from friction when driven to help lubricate then adheres when cool color varies by manufacturer (tan, pink, are ...
Boating - Anchoring
... It receives its holding power by plowing into the bottom sediments using the boats mass to drag it underneath the soil ... designed for situations which require a permanent anchor with strong holding power ... under soft sediment, giving significant holding power and are typically used for moorings, buoys, and other permanent anchoring needs ...

Famous quotes containing the words power and/or holding:

    Either you think—or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    Opera once was an important social instrument—especially in Italy. With Rossini and Verdi people were listening to opera together and having the same catharsis with the same story, the same moral dilemmas. They were holding hands in the darkness. That has gone. Now perhaps they are holding hands watching television.
    Luciano Berio (b. 1925)