Definition of Snap ring

1. Noun. An oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes.

Exact synonyms: Carabiner, Karabiner
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast, Hoop, Ring



Definition of Snap ring

1. Noun. A circular spring, having a small break in its circumference, used as a fastener; a circlip ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snap Ring

snap cap
snap fastener
snap finger
snap in
snap inhale
snap inhales
snap it up
snap judgment
snap line
snap of a finger
snap off
snap one's fingers
snap out of
snap pea
snap pizzicato
snap ring (current term)
snap rings
snap roll
snap shot
snap someone's head off
snap up
snap willow
snaparazzi
snapback
snapbacks
snapdragon
snapdragons
snaped
snaphaan
snaphaans

Literary usage of Snap ring

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1. Encyclopedia of Engineering: A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines, the by International School of Engineering (1906)
"By making this degree greater, the power of the central wedge ring would be sufficient to decrease the diameter of the snap ring, closing it away from the ..."

2. The Art of Railroading: Or, The Technique of Modern Transportation by Railway publications society, Chicago, Calvin Franklin Swingle, Frederick John Prior (1906)
"It will readily be understood how easy it is to prevent further expansion of the snap ring by the pressure underneath it, when the degree of angle of the ..."

3. Steam-engine Principles and Practice by Terrell William Croft (1922)
"Prying end of packing ring venience in replacing snap ring. out of groove. ... Illustrating fit of snap ring in of poorly fitted snap ring. piston groove. ..."

4. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1880)
"... yet on the farm where he had been kept he had been managed by a snap-ring fastened in his nostrils by a spring, and attached to a rope, ..."

5. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1880)
"A snap-ring such as was used in leading the bull on the occasion of the plaintiff's injury, and also a ring of different style, such as is used in managing ..."

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