To tightly bind something.

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Means of fixing a fibre rope so that the strands will not unravel. On wire rope it is called seize or wrap. Used tape or light wire. Can braze end of wire if going through drum or winch and take wire off.


To secure the open mouth of a hook with yarn or wire, or seize the pin of a shackle so it will not come undone.


To seize two ropes parallel, with cross-turns.

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