verb (used with object)
- to scold or reprimand severely (usually followed by out).
- to cheat; defraud.
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Every bolt about the engine is made to a gauge, and every hole drilled and reamed to a templet.Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives|M. Baird, et. al..
Where accuracy is necessary, holes must be reamed out to the required size.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
One end of each piece is reamed out a little with the tap borer and spread a trifle with the turn pin.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
Stock that is bent should always be straightened before the centers are drilled and reamed.
The rim is turned and faced on both sides and the hub is bored, reamed and faced on both sides.