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anchor bolt

any of several kinds of bolts inserted and fixed in masonry as a hold for timbers, shelves, etc.
Origin of anchor bolt
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for anchor bolt
  • anchor bolt length may be verified if plans showing anchor bolt details are available.
  • The poles shall be furnished with galvanized cast iron or aluminum removable pole caps and anchor bolt covers.
  • The poles shall be furnished with cast iron or aluminum removable pole caps and anchor bolt covers.
  • As a safety measure, provide crane support of the pole until anchor bolt tightening is complete.
  • In view of this fact, it is possible that varying degrees of anchor bolt distortions may exist at different nuclear power plants.
  • Drilling of new anchor bolt holes shall be done with a core bit to ensure correct anchor bolt hole location and alignment.
  • anchor bolt placement measured from construction joints in the concrete structure.
  • Check the clearance of the anchor bolt well to the top of pile.
  • In addition, they will be able to identify common visible defects in welds and base-anchor bolt installations.
  • Evaluating the strength and creep resistance of epoxy chemical anchor bolt systems under sustained loads.
Contemporary definitions for anchor bolt

a long, usu. L-shaped, bolt embedded in concrete or another strong material for the purpose of fastening to a foundation or other support

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in UK, 'through bolt''s 21st Century Lexicon
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