anchor bolt

noun
: a bolt for securing a machine, structure, or part to masonry or other material — called also anchor rod

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any of several kinds of bolts inserted and fixed in masonry as a hold for timbers, shelves, etc.
[1870-75]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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