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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 grom·met /ˈgrɑmət, ˈgrʌ-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 grom·met n.
 1. A ring formed by twisting on itself a single strand of an unlaid rope. Sometimes written grummet.
 2. Any eyelet or ring of metal or other material inserted in a hole in a sheet of some other material; in sailing, a metallic ring in or for a sail or a mailbag.
 4. Mil. A ring of rope used as a wad to hold a cannon ball in place.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole
          to permit the attachment of cords or lines [syn: cringle,
           eyelet, loop, grummet]