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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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Its product offering includes rotary, toggle, pull chain, rocker, slide and push button switches for both original equipment and aftermarket applications.
Another advantage of DC ceiling fans is that they all come with full function remote controls (or in-wall remotes) with 6 speeds instead of the 3-speed pull chains found on most other ceiling fans.
Westinghouse also has unveiled a line of decorative pull chains called Details, which is designed to accessorize ceiling fans.