Definition of Fishbolt

1. a type of bolt [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishbolt

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fishable
fishapod
fishapods
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fishbaits
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fishbolt (current term)
fishbolts
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fished

Literary usage of Fishbolt

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1. Report on Observations on Railways, and Other Subjects: Made During a Tour by Henry Coathupe Mais (1884)
"... such as the female gauge for sections, others for drilling the fishbolt holes, &c. As soon as the first bars leave the rolls they are weighed, ..."

2. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1901)
"fishbolt holes in rails are usually £ in. larger, and in fishplates J in. larger, than the bolts. Bond holes should be ^ in. less than diameter of bond, ..."

3. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"fishbolt.—See "Bolt." Fisherman's Bend.—A knot. See "Knot." Fishing.—The act of uniting two parts by clamping them between two short pieces which cover the ..."

4. Lectures: Light and Temporary Railways, and Temporary Expedients in (1881)
"In such a case as this, the fishbolt holes will require to be drilled afresh. They may be done with a ratched brace and bits of a proper size. ..."

5. Notes on Permanent Way Material, Platelaying and Points and Crossings by William Henry Cole (1896)
"He should also apply templates, in order to test the section of the rail and the size and pitch of the fishbolt holes. While that tier of rails is being ..."

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