centerpunch

[ sen-ter-puhnch ]
/ ˈsɛn tərˌpʌntʃ /

verb (used with object)

to mark with a center punch.

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Origin of centerpunch

v. use of center punch

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center punch

noun

a punch for making shallow indentations in metal work, as to center drill bits.

Origin of center punch

First recorded in 1875–80
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