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circlip

(ˈsɜːˌklɪp)
n
(General Engineering) engineering a flat spring ring split at one point so that it can be sprung open, passed over a shaft or spindle, and allowed to close into a closely fitting annular recess to form a collar on the shaft. A similar design can be closed to pass into a bore and allowed to spring out into an annular recess to form a shoulder in the bore. Also called: retaining ring
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The automaker is recalling the vehicles that may have gear misalignment owing to the detachment of a circlip. The problem is likely to cause a sudden engagement of a gear when it is left to idle in neutral.
Penny Shoesmith, from Eaglescliffe, offered her support after her cat Circlip was nearly blinded when he was shot in the head with an airgun last June.
The strength calculation is based on the consideration that a circlip -for the shaft or for the housing--is a curved bended bar.(Argesanu, 1999); (***.
Used mainly with pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders, the Metric fork heads (yokes) come in two types--one available with a clevis pin and circlip, the other a clevis pin with snap-on securing collar.