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 History of this Word

"anchor" is from "encor", spoken by people in central Italy after 1500 A.D.
which is from "anchora", spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
which is from "ankyra" (hook), spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

"bolt" is from "bolt" (arrow), spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is noun

"anchor bolt" is a type of bolt (1)


anchor bolt illustration Rod threaded on one end and bent or curved on the other end so it can be fixed in concrete or masonry and hold a structure in place. Manufactured of metal with various shapes and sizes.

Examples of how the word is used

anchor bolt illustration Thread the nut onto the anchor bolt so the top of the nut is flush with the top of the anchor bolt.
anchor bolt illustration Be certain the second nut is all the way down to the bottom of the threaded area on the anchor bolt.