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Origin of ream1
Definition for ream (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to scold or reprimand severely (usually followed by out).
- to cheat; defraud.
Origin of ream2
Example sentences from the Web for ream
Young Lieutenant Blood was to his feet holding a reaming glass high as his head.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
Small holes are often finished in the lathe by drilling and reaming without the use of a boring tool.
In reaming, a hole is drilled about 1⁄32 inch smaller than is required, and is enlarged with a cutting tool known as the reamer.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
It is also a well known fact that the process of reaming by hand is not a difficult or a slow one.
The hole should be bored slightly less than the finish size to allow for reaming.