anchor\ shackle


anchor\ shackle
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  • anchor shackle — noun : a shackle to secure a chain to the ring of an anchor : bending shackle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shackle — A shackle (also called gyve) is a U shaped piece of metal secured with a pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick release locking pin mechanism. They are used as a connecting link in all manner of rigging… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • anchor — anchorable, adj. anchorless, adj. anchorlike, adj. /ang keuhr/, n. 1. any of various devices dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for preventing or restricting the motion of a vessel or other floating object,… …   Universalium

  • shackle —    a traditional unit of length used for measuring the lengths of nautical cables and chains, especially anchor chains. Anchor chains are formed by using shackles to join short lengths of chain. When the anchor is dropped and the chain runs out,… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • anchor — Synonyms and related words: Baldt anchor, Navy anchor, Northill anchor, affix, anchorage, annex, attach, batten, batten down, belay, berth, billet at, bind, bivouac, bower, bridle, burrow, camp, cast anchor, catch, cement, chain, cinch, clamp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Shackle (disambiguation) — A shackle is a device used as a connecting link in rigging systems.Shackle may also refer to: * Fetters, a type of restraint device * Shackles (Praise You) , a song by Mary Mary * As part of a land vehicle, a shackle is a link connecting a leaf… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor bend — Knot details name=Anchor bend names= Fisherman s Bend type= hitch strength= origin= related= releasing= jamming strength= uses= attaching a rope to a ring or similar termination caveat= abok number= #1723 and #1841The Anchor Bend is a knot used… …   Wikipedia

  • shackle — Synonyms and related words: Oregon boat, anchor, arrest, bar, barrier, bearing rein, bilbo, bind, bit, bond, bonds, bottle up, box up, bracelets, brake, bridle, burden, cage, camisole, chain, chains, check, checkrein, chock, clog, cloister,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shackle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English schakel, from Old English sceacul; akin to Old Norse skǫkull pole of a cart Date: before 12th century 1. something (as a manacle or fetter) that confines the legs or arms 2. something that checks or prevents free …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • USS Shackle (ARS-9) — was an Diver class rescue and salvage ship commissioned by the U.S. Navy for service in World War II. She was responsible for coming to the aid of stricken vessels. Shackle (ARS 9) was laid down on 26 October 1942 by the Basalt Rock Co., Napa,… …   Wikipedia