snap ring

noun

1
: a spring ring that is sprung open and snapped into place in its groove and is used especially for a piston or other retaining ring function
2
: an oval or pear-shaped ring used by rock climbers to fasten a rope to a piton

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“Snap ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snap%20ring. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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