ground anchor

ground anchor

[′grau̇nd ‚aŋ·kər]
(civil engineering)

ground anchor

A device used to secure a structure from lateral or vertical forces.
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The new rules required that a heavy-duty concrete foundation and ground anchor (what's that?
The acquisition will provide Escalade Sports access to Goalsetter's extensive technology portfolio, including its internal compression height adjustment and ground anchor hinge systems.
Burglary has increased and with many home insurance companies not replacing most bikes, a big heavyweight chain fed through a secure ground anchor could protect every cyclist's pride and joy
They took off the motorbike cover and tried to take the bike but then, after realising they couldn't because the large chain was going through the chassis and under the ground through a ground anchor, they left.
However vehicle not stolen due to a secure ground anchor and chain, but mountain bike and BMX bike taken.
If you do not have a garage, installing a ground anchor is a good bet.
They are urging bikers to secure their machines to a ground anchor point, to install a Thatcham or Sold Secure immobiliser system, to use motorbike parking spaces where possible, and to join the Warwickshire Police Bike Safe Scheme.
These were prior to the modern "T" post, but they make an excellent ground anchor and stabilizer bar.
The line also includes security chains made from triple heat-treated Boron Manganese steel for maximum security and a perfect compliment to the Stronghold ground anchor.
The line-up includes telescopic, folding and removable posts, as well as an antiramraid post and motorcycle ground anchor.
Tenders are invited for Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project - Soil Nail, Ground Anchor, and Shotcrete Retaining Walls
Chain securing motorcycle to ground anchor cut and raider made off with black Yamaha FZR600R registration N606 FLC.