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bungee cord
noun
1. An elasticized rubber cord, often fitted with hooks at the ends, used to fasten, bear weight, or absorb shock.
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2. Karl asked, as we all stood on the eleventh tee, performing the small housekeeping tasks golfers like to perform when they have to waitmarking a fresh ball, taking out a few more tees, going over the scorecard, rearranging the bungee cord yet again so that the bag sat properly on its carrello and the shaft of the expensive putter wasnt made crooked, offering sarcastic remarks about the people holding us up.
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3. "In one piece's all I'm asking for," Bell said and cinched his seat belt tight as a bungee cord harness.