land tie

land tie

[′land ‚tī]
(civil engineering)
A rod or chain connecting an outside structure such as a retaining wall to a buried anchor plate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

land tie

A tie rod or chain used to secure a retaining wall or the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Belike he can tell us how the land ties, and if Stutely be really in jeopardy.
Now with Guruji killed, Singham's motive to investigate the case becomes stronger, but unfortunately the laws of the land tie his hands.
Issues discussed include tourism promotion, controversies over land use, representations of the park in Acadian popular culture, Aboriginal land ties, and archeological studies.