[ UK /tˈɛðɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛðɝ/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛðɝ/ ]
- restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
tie with a tether
How To Use tether In A Sentence
- the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether
- Fireworks and the nightglow created by tethered balloons happen after sunset. Times, Sunday Times
- Masses are deposited in tidal channels or shallow pools that retain water at low tide, and are secured in place by a long sand-mucus tether buried firmly in the substrate.
- It's how they deal with the mind-numbing tedium of riding long distances, the games the mind starts to play as your reach the end of your physical and mental tether.
- At that point, the probe drops down on a tether that is as skinny as a shoelace, to keep it a safe distance away when the lander's retrorockets fire.
- Thus Rukhi – and she turned to abuse her clumsy little handmaiden for overboiling the rice and overbaking the coarse rye bread, for not tethering the donkey, and for breaking a new pot of spring water. Love and Life Behind the Purdah
- Ben left his horse tethered to the low-hanging branches of a slender pine and walked the short distance to the solitary grave.
- Those troops act as a big security blanket for Seoul and Tokyo, and the last thing China wants is for either of those countries to be untethered from the U.S. security embrace.
- Producers have used two types of tethers (neck and girth); both of which restrict sow movement.
- Imagine how such capabilities could untether you from an office, enabling you to handle your work responsibilities and still get to your child's ball game.