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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /sˈɜːklɪp/
    • /sˈɜːklɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /sˈɜːklɪp/

Definitions of circlip word

  • noun circlip 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 3
  • noun circlip A type of fastener consisting of a semi-flexible metal ring with open ends which can be snapped into place. 1

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circlip popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

circlip usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with circlip

  • how to remove circlip?
  • how to remove a circlip without circlip pliers?
  • what are circlip pliers used for?
  • how to measure circlip size?
  • what is a circlip?
  • how to remove a circlip?
  • how to use circlip pliers?

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