anchor bolt

noun
any of several kinds of bolts inserted and fixed in masonry as a hold for timbers, shelves, etc.

Origin:
1870–75

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Main Entry:  anchor bolt
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a long, usu. L-shaped, bolt embedded in concrete or another strong material for the purpose of fastening to a foundation or other support
Usage:  in UK, 'through bolt'
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Example sentences
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.
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