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  1. bolt circle(Noun)

    A theoretical circle on which the centerpoints of bolt holes lie when the bolt holes are positioned as equally spaced in a circle. Common examples are the bolt circle for the lugs on a car's wheel, or the bolts on a bolted joint between pipe flanges. Often abbreviated "BC" or "B.C." on engineering drawings. Often treated as a basic dimension, when true position for the centers is specified using GD&T.


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