HyperDic: snap_ring

English > 1 sense of the expression snap ring:
NOUNartifactsnap ring, carabiner, karabineran oblong metal ring with a spring clip
English > snap ring: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes.
Synonymscarabiner, karabiner
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
hoop, ringA rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

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