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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Futures studies utilizing unstable surfaces for closed chain activities should attempt to control the unstable surface in order to produce a uniform reaction among the participants.
A new bilateral closed chain assessment technique: methods and error analysis.
Kinematic Simulation of Novel Robotic Mechanisms Having Closed Chains, ASME Mechanisms Conference, Paper 85-DET-81
The parallel robots are mechanisms with kinematics closed chains, composed by an end-effector (the mobile platform) with n degrees of freedom, connected to the fixe base by two or more kinematical chains called limbs or legs.