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grommetgrom‧met /ˈɡrɒmɪt $ ˈɡrɑː-/ noun [countable]  1 TDa small metal ring that is used around a hole in cloth or leather to make it stronger2 MH British English a small piece of plastic that a doctor puts into a child’s ear in order to remove liquid from it
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grommetThis small sample shows end caps, stand-off caps, clips and grommets.He was put on the waiting list for insertion of grommets.In clinical practice grommet insertion may be performed for a number of different indications apart from hearing loss.The cover is lockable and theft resistant, with reinforced grommets that work with cable or bar locks.
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