verb (used with object), col·let·ed, col·let·ing.
Origin of collet
Examples from the Web for collet
The neck, or collet, of the button is japanned after being stamped and cut.
As for Marix, he found his way to the shed already struck by Collet.The British Navy Book|Cyril Field
Mr. Collet habitually sought the opinion of those for whom he acted.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
Collet drew several pictures founded upon scenes in this play, one of which is given in our cut No. 214.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
The motion is steadied by the collet of the funnel f, being embraced by a brass busk.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for collet
Word Origin for collet
Word Origin and History for collet
1520s, from French collet "little collar," diminutive of col "neck," from Latin collum (see collar (n.)).