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Meaning of MANDREL

Pronunciation:  'mandrul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
 

MANDREL is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: arbor, mandril, spindle
 
 See Also: drive, rotating shaft, shaft

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man"drel\, n. [F. mandrin, prob. through (assumed) LL.
mamphurinum, fr. L. mamphur a bow drill.] (Mach.)
   (a) A bar of metal inserted in the work to shape it, or to
       hold it, as in a lathe, during the process of
       manufacture; an arbor.
   (b) The live spindle of a turning lathe; the revolving
       arbor of a circular saw. It is usually driven by a
       pulley. [Written also {manderil}.]

{Mandrel lathe}, a lathe with a stout spindle, adapted esp.
   for chucking, as for forming hollow articles by turning or
   spinning.

 

 

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