[ drop-fawrj, -fohrj ]
/ ˈdrɒpˌfɔrdʒ, -ˌfoʊrdʒ /
verb (used with object), drop-forged, drop-forg·ing. Metalworking.
to form in a drop forge.
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Origin of drop-forge
First recorded in 1890–95
OTHER WORDS FROM drop-forgedrop-forg·er, noun
Words nearby drop-forge
Definition for drop-forge (2 of 2)
a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies.
Origin of drop forge
First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for drop-forge
Also called: drop hammer a device for forging metal between two dies, one of which is fixed, the other acting by gravity or by steam or hydraulic pressure
verb drop-forge (tr)
to forge (metal) into (a component) by the use of a drop forge
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