Definition of Bicycle chain
1. Noun. A chain that transmits the power from the pedals to the rear wheel of a bicycle.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicycle Chain
Literary usage of Bicycle chain
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On Vital Reserves: The Energies of Men. The Gospel of Relaxation by William James (1911)
"My advice to students, especially to girl- students, would be somewhat similar. Just as a bicycle-chain may be too tight, ..."
2. The Iron Age Directory (1904)
"bicycle chain Bars— Finished Steel Co.. Youngstown. O. Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. ... bicycle chain. Parts tor— Finished Steel Co.. Youngstown. ..."
3. Hardening, Tempering, Annealing and Forging of Steel: A Treatise on the by Joseph Vincent Woodworth (1902)
"The cut represents an improved type of machine which has been in satisfactory operation for several years, for tempering and coloring pens, bicycle chain ..."
4. The American Steel Worker: A Twenty-five Years' Experience in the Selection by Edward Russell Markham (1906)
"When case hardening small pieces, which do not require a deeply hardened portion, but which must be uniform, as bicycle chain links, it is Fig. 137. ..."
5. Steel: Its Selection, Annealing, Hardening and Tempering by Edward Russell Markham (1913)
"When case hardening small pieces, which do not require a deeply hardened portion, but which must be uniform, as bicycle chain links, it is advisable to use ..."