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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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16--eight link chains, 230--ten link chains with single degree-of-freedom are investigated and the results found are inline with the dimension synthesis.
On the other hand, if the scheme for an eight link chain with a link assortment of two quaternary and six binary links will be
He was also wearing a think silver link chain and gold rings.
They incorporate exclusively short link chain, are 100% proof tested after assembly to twice the Working Load Limit (WLL), and offer a minimum four-to-one safety factor.
DSG International - the owner of electricals chain Currys and the UK's biggest electrical retailer - yesterday confirmed that it had begun negotiations to sell its struggling The Link chain to mobile phone firm O2 for pounds 30 million.
THE owner of electricals chain Currys announced it is in negotiations to sell its struggling The Link chain to mobile phone firm O2 for pounds 30m.
75p - as confirmation that it planned to offload its struggling The Link chain failed to divert attention away from falling profits.
The gang stole a mobile phone and thick gold link chain, as well as the victim's wallet containing cash.