anchor ring


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anchor ring

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a ring made from an iron bar of circular cross-section
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Noun1.anchor ring - a toroidal shapeanchor ring - a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
fairy circle, fairy ring - a ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium
toroid - the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
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reinforced concrete works (300 m bottom plate 165 m thermal insulation, 40 m anchor ring, 5 m support wall)
Indeed his work now approximates architecture and furniture to a degree that (happily) threatens it "abstractness." He has even constructed "follies," larger in scale than his other recent work, that he refers to as "sculpitecture."(10) Much of Caro's recent work seems to speak of visual fascination as a form of physical bondage or imprisonment--the huge chain links of Marathon, 1993, the anchor ring of Delphi, from the same year, the blind or labyrinthine architecture of so many works.
Layouts will always feel a bit dodgy, but the UFO is built with safety in mind, built with hand-laid fiberglass and with two stainless anchor rings and a mooring cleat.