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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 ?
A flower was in her right hand, and her left clasped an enamelled collar of white and damask roses.
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.
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.
I may leave her now with her sheets and collars and napkins and fronts.
They would indecently and clamorously interrupt the conversation of their elders, tease them with the most impertinent questions, roughly collar the gentlemen, climb their knees uninvited, hang about their shoulders or rifle their pockets, pull the ladies' gowns, disorder their hair, tumble their collars, and importunately beg for their trinkets.
She could see that the men wore some manner of harness to which were slung the customary long-sword and short-sword of the Barsoomian warrior, and that about their short necks were massive leather collars cut to fit closely over the shoulders and snugly to the lower part of the head.
He found the pattern of his tweed suit too large, and the colour too pronounced, his collars were old-fashioned and his ties hideous.
To think that, but for the coming of this wonderful Mademoiselle Violet, he might even now have been furnishing a small shop on the outskirts of Islington, with collars and ties and gloves designed to attract the youth of that populous neighborhood!
They raised the hunting-cry of the pack, surged against their collars, and swerved aside in pursuit.
The four horses, under the urge of the drivers, pressed lazily into their collars and began pulling.
He was in the prime of life, but very bald--had been in the army and the coal trade--wore very stiff collars and prodigiously long wristbands--seldom laughed, but talked with remarkable glibness, and was never known to lose his temper under the most aggravating circumstances of prison existence.
They made a queer picture, indeed; for they wore wide, white collars around their necks and the collars had many scallops and points.