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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flat foundation, - 5 pieces of passenger information 55 "with housing and ceiling suspension, - 1 piece large-surface led wall for niche mounting, - 38 pieces of waste bin with ground anchor, - 15 pieces bench (5 seater) with foundation.
Similarly, if there are adjacent empty plots owned by private developers, approvals from the plot owners have to be sought to temporarily ground anchor.
Stromek conducts piling, shoring, ground anchor activities, and earth support services across the UAE.
He says invisible DNA, a tracker, a locked garage and a ground anchor should be considered.
When they are not is use, quad bikes should be secured to ground anchor points using high-security chains and padlocks.
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 technology portfolio, including its internal compression height adjustment and ground anchor hinge systems.
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.
As the implement approached the anchor it tripped a clutch, causing a winding drum on the anchor to turn with the haulage rope, pulling the anchor for ward the required distance by another rope attached to a ground anchor, tree or post ahead of the moving anchor.
If you do not have a garage, installing a ground anchor is a good bet.
A ground anchor is more reliable, but when the bottom of the ocean is up to seven kilometres beneath you, a parachute anchor is the only solution to control the boat.
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.