Definition for knurling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for knurling
Another machine puts the knurling around—forming the lubricating grooves, and another groove.
It is actually a knurling process, you can see the knurling marks.
Concave knurls are sometimes used for knurling rounded edges on screw heads, etc.
The two knurls are on opposite sides of the work so that the pressure of knurling is equalized.
British Dictionary definitions for knurling
Word Origin for knurl
Word Origin and History for knurling
"hard excrescence," c.1600, probably a diminutive of Middle English knor "knot" (c.1400), related to gnarl, from Proto-Germanic *knur- (cf. German knorren "a knotty excrescence"). Related: Knurly.