anchor shackle

anchor shackle

[′aŋ·kər ‚shak·əl]
(naval architecture)
A shackle by which a chain is joined to the ring of an anchor. Also known as bending shackle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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