Gunter's chain

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Gun·ter's chain

 (gŭn′tərz)
n.
See chain.

[After Edmund Gunter.]
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Gunter's chain

n
(Surveying) surveying a measuring chain 22 yards in length, or this length as a unit
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Noun1.Gunter's chain - a unit of length (22 yards)
furlong - a unit of length equal to 220 yards
chain - a unit of length
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