diestock

[dahy-stok]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. dieseling,
  2. dieselize,
  3. diesinker,
  4. diesis,
  5. diester,
  6. diestrus,
  7. diet,
  8. diet kitchen,
  9. diet pill,
  10. diet pyramid

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

noun

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