Definition of drag chain in English:

drag chain


  • A chain used to slow down or steady the motion of a vehicle.

    • ‘Ephraim rose before the hunter, hoisting the twenty-three-pound trap and the fourteen-foot drag chain above his head.’
    • ‘As we returned to Oxford in the evening, I out-walked him, and he cried out Sufflamina, a Latin word which came from his mouth with peculiar grace, and was as much as to say, Put on your drag chain.’
    • ‘Typical applications for manganese steels include crusher parts such as mantles, bowl liners and jaw dies, plus hammermill hammers, impactor impeller bars, feeder pans, grizzly bars and drag chain links.’