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collar

1. Biology a marking or structure resembling a collar, such as that found around the necks of some birds or at the junction of a stem and a root
2. a section of a shaft or rod having a locally increased diameter to provide a bearing seat or a locating ring

Collar

 

a ring or similar device that holds a shaft in some position relative to a base for processing established during installation, such as an end or middle bearing of a transmission. Collars are fastened to the shaft on both sides of a bearing to prevent endwise motion. They also may be used in the throw-out of a friction clutch to maintain the proper release distance or in the feed mechanism of a drill for use in drilling blind holes to a specified depth. Collars are made of steel or pig iron.

What does it mean when you dream about a collar?

Collars represent confinement and restraint (e.g., to “collar” someone). They also indicate completing or finishing something, as in putting the collar on a garment. Collars often are an indication of control (e.g., prisoners) or a token of subservience (e.g., slaves). This kind of dream may well describe a frustrated work situation or a confining relationship.

collar

[′käl·ər]
(design engineering)
A ring placed around an object to restrict its motion, hold it in place, or cover an opening.
(mining engineering)
The mouth of a mine shaft.
(naval architecture)
An opening in the end or bight of a rope or cable supporting a mast that goes over the masthead.
A ring or loop of metal, rope, or other material, used to secure a heart or deadeye.
A fitting over a structural part passing through a bulkhead or deck.

collar

1. A metal cap flashing for a vent pipe projecting above a roof deck.
2. A raised band which encircles a metal shaft, a wood dowel, or a wooden leg.
3. A raised section to reinforce a metal weld.
5. The reinforcing metal of a nonpressure thermit weld.
6. Same as escutcheon.
References in classic literature ?
He had thin silver bracelets upon his arms, and on his neck a collar of the same metal bearing the inscription, Wamba, the son of Witless, is the thrall of Cedric of Rotherwood.
It was an impressive and beautiful ceremony, I presume, but to me it seemed the most fiendish sight I had ever witnessed, and as the ornaments were adjusted upon her beautiful figure and her collar of gold swung open in the hands of Than Kosis I raised my long-sword above my head, and, with the heavy hilt, I shattered the glass of the great window and sprang into the midst of the astonished assemblage.
The coat in itself was a very good one, it kept me warm; but it was wadded and it had a raccoon collar which was the height of vulgarity.
said Lord Lundie, rebuttoning his nineteen-inch collar.
Thereupon he took the dog with the golden collar, and said: 'That is the wretch
His collar was the tallest I have ever seen, and his face was as pallid as his collar.
She was overdressed, but not badly dressed, in black with a high collar, and she wore black glace gloves, in which she played cards; she had several heavy gold chains round her neck, bangles on her wrists, and circular photograph pendants, one being of Queen Alexandra; she carried a black satin bag and chewed Sen-sens.
and he turned the collar up round her head, leaving only a little of the face uncovered.
Each wore the peculiar, high leather collar that completely hid the neck, and each wore sufficient other leather to support a single sword and a pocket-pouch.
By that time Nikita had put the collar and brass-studded belly-band on Mukhorty and, carrying a light, painted shaft-bow in one hand, was leading the horse with the other up to two sledges that stood in the shed.
Quivering, not with fear but with rage, Ben Bolt perforce endured the buckling around his throat of a thick, broad collar of leather to which was attached a very stout and a very long trailing rope.
When he buttoned the collar in front, its points served to cover the cheeks, chin and mouth were buried in its depths, and a close scrutiny revealed only shadowy eyes and a little less shadowy nose.