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drag chain Line breaks: drag chain

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Definition of drag chain in English:

noun

A chain used to slow down or steady the motion of a vehicle.
Example sentences
  • As we returned to Oxford in the evening, I out-walked him, and he cried out Sufflamina, a Latin word which came from his mouth with peculiar grace, and was as much as to say, Put on your drag chain.
  • Ephraim rose before the hunter, hoisting the twenty-three-pound trap and the fourteen-foot drag chain above his head.
  • Typical applications for manganese steels include crusher parts such as mantles, bowl liners and jaw dies, plus hammermill hammers, impactor impeller bars, feeder pans, grizzly bars and drag chain links.

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