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tightening

1 noun muscular contraction PHYSIOLteannadh masc1  c m ufáscadh masc1  c m ua tightening of the muscles teannadh sna matáinI felt a tightening in my throat mhothaigh mé mo sceadamán ag teannadh 2 noun increased strictness or control teannadh masc1  c m uthey're seeking a tightening of the law tá siad ag éileamh go mbeadh an dlí níos géire 3 noun of screw, bolt etc teannadh masc1  c m ufáscadh masc1  c m uthe proper tightening of the wheel nuts is vital tá sé an-tábhachtach na rothchnónna a theannadh mar is ceart

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