lace up

lace up

  1. (transitive) To fasten the laces of something.
  2. (transitive) To insert (film) into a projector.
    • 2015, David Lloyd, Start the Clock and Cue the Band: A Life in Television
      If the film arrived with minute to go, there would still be time for the technicians to lace it up […]
    • 2016, Nicholas Lee, All This in 60 Minutes (page 26)
      'Well,' said Ron, 'let's lace it up on the projector anyway, we might see something.'

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