diestock

[ dahy-stok ]
/ ˈdaɪˌstɒk /
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noun

a frame for holding a number of standard threaded dies for cutting screw threads.

Origin of diestock

First recorded in 1860–65; die2 + stock
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Examples from the Web for diestock

  • If there is no diestock at hand, have a blacksmith, or mechanic, make a thread on both ends of a 3/8-in.

British Dictionary definitions for diestock

diestock

/ (ˈdaɪˌstɒk) /

noun

the device holding the dies used to cut an external screw thread

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