A shot of chain is 90 feet, or 15 fathoms.
A shot of chain is 90 feet. The weight of 90 feet of chain will depend upon the type and guage of chain.
This is one of the dictionary definitions of the word "shot", see http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-definitions/shot. In surveying, the 'chain' means 66ft, 10 chains = 1 furlong, but this is a different use of the unit of chain length. ________________________________________________________________ In the imperial system of measurement there are two units referred to as a "chain". As already stated the usual measurement is the Surveyor's chain (also known as Gunter's chain) = 66 feet. The Engineer's chain = 100 feet. So 75 feet is equal to 1.136 chains, or 0.75 Engineer's chains
chain surveying is the branch of surveying in which only linear measurement are made in field. none of angular measurement are taken.
If you hear any noise from the chain it needs replacing.
This unit of measurement is different in different professions. A surveyor's chain is 66 feet. An engineer's chain is 100 feet.
In 'Sid Meier's Pirates!', the chain shot upgrade enables you to fire chain-shot type ammunition from your ship. This ammunition is used to damage the sails of the enemy ship, to slow them down or to stop them flanking you.
off shot of the Roman System
2 tblsp., the size of a shot glass.
AnswerA "single shot" shot glass holds exactly 1 fluid ounce of liquid, and so it is a legitimate source of measurement.a pony shot is 1 fluid ounces while a shot of liquid and can be up to 1.5 fluid ounces
There are 22 Yards in a Chain - a unit of measurement ...
1 chain is equal to 66 feet.
it's called hammer throw
The length of a cricket ground is 22 yards known as a CHAIN
Cam chain is broken or cam is shot
A chain is 22 yards. It's an old English measurement; 10 chains make a furlong (contraction of furrow long) and eight furlongs make a mile. A piece of land that is a chain wide and a "furrow-long" is 10 square chains, but it's better known as an acre. In medieval strip architecture each peasant was allocated a strip of land one chain wide and one furrow-long. The lord of the manor provided the chain.
there are loads of RIDICULOUS imperial units like: the measurement for a foot was decided after Henry the eighths foot was measured! the measurement for a chain wad decided after... you guessed it! they measured a chain. and so on...
It is just called a Ball and Chain. When used in a cannon (good against rigging and sails) it is Chain Shot. "Bolas" might be what you are thinking of.
He does not get hanged or shot. he goes to jail at the end of the book and ends up on the chain gang for a crime he did not commit.