Origin of knurling
verb (used with object)
Origin of knurl
Examples from the Web for knurling
Historical Examples of knurling
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.
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.
Word Origin for knurl
"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.