Oilfield Glossary
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1. vb. [Well Workover and Intervention]
To hold one end of a threaded connection while the other is turned to make up the joint. To ensure a secure connection, many types of threaded joints are made up to specific torque requirements in oil- and gas-well applications. This process requires the controlled application of force to the rotating component and a means of stabilizing and securing the corresponding stationary component to which it is being connected.