Definition of turnbuckle
: a device that usually consists of a link with screw threads at both ends, that is turned to bring the ends closer together, and that is used for tightening a rod or stay
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Kofi Kingston hit a dive from the top turnbuckle on to both of the Usos, who were on the floor.
The rods are placed diagonally from top to bottom corners and can be tightened at a turnbuckle to straighten out the door--do a little at time to allow the door to adjust to the change.
With his face an angry cherry pie, Vargas stood on the turnbuckle and waved goodbye.
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