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diestock

[dahy-stok]
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noun
  1. a frame for holding a number of standard threaded dies for cutting screw threads.
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Origin of diestock

First recorded in 1860–65; die2 + stock
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Historical Examples

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

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for diestock

diestock

noun
  1. the device holding the dies used to cut an external screw thread
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