anchor ring

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noun Geometry Now Rare.


Nearby words

  1. anchor escapement,
  2. anchor ice,
  3. anchor light,
  4. anchor plant,
  5. anchor pocket,
  6. anchor shot,
  7. anchor span,
  8. anchor splint,
  9. anchor watch,
  10. anchorage

Origin of anchor ring

First recorded in 1860–65

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Examples from the Web for anchor ring

  • For example, an anchor-ring with a cross-connecting tube from one side to the other would be triply continuous.

    Lord Kelvin|Andrew Gray


British Dictionary definitions for anchor ring

anchor ring

noun

a ring made from an iron bar of circular cross-section
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