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drop-forge

[drop-fawrj, -fohrj] /ˈdrɒpˌfɔrdʒ, -ˌfoʊrdʒ/
verb (used with object), drop-forged, drop-forging. Metalworking.
1.
to form in a drop forge.
Origin of drop-forge
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
drop-forger, noun

drop forge

noun, Metalworking.
1.
a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies.
Also called drop hammer, drop press.
Origin
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for drop-forge

drop forge

noun
1.
Also called drop hammer. a device for forging metal between two dies, one of which is fixed, the other acting by gravity or by steam or hydraulic pressure
verb (transitive)
2.
to forge (metal) into (a component) by the use of a drop forge
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