Definition of Tie rod

1. Noun. Either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels.

Generic synonyms: Rod
Group relationships: Steering Linkage



Definition of Tie rod

1. Noun. A slender metal rod used to support or reinforce part of a structure ¹

2. Noun. Either of a pair of rods that link the steering mechanism to the front wheel or axle of some vehicles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tie Rod

tie-in
tie-ins
tie-on
tie-over dressing
tie-up
tie back
tie beam
tie clip
tie down
tie dye
tie in
tie ins
tie one on
tie rack
tie receptor tyrosine kinase
tie rod (current term)
tie someone's hands
tie tack
tie tacks
tie the knot
tie up
tie up loose ends
tie wrap
tieback
tieback wall
tiebacks
tiebar
tiebars
tiebeam
tiebeams

Literary usage of Tie rod

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1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"As stated above, the movement of point A with respect to point В is to be placed to the extension of the tie rod. This movement can be calculated by methods ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"If the resistance to horizontal forces is provided by a tie rod connecting the two supports, it is usual to anchor one end of the arch truss to the ..."

3. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"If the resistance to horizontal forces is provided by i tie rod connecting the two supports, it is usual to anchor one end of the arch truss to the ..."

4. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures: Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"Use of a tie rod.—If a tie rod be employed to restrain the ends then the problem is exactly the same as that of a single redundant member. ..."

5. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Calvin A. Smith, Leander Garey, Matthias Nace Forney (1888)
"Brake-block tie-rod. Liver-frame tie-rod. End-girth tie-rod. ... Cylinder-lever tie-rod. Platform tie-rod. End-brace tie-rod. Safety-beam tie-rod. ..."

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