Examples from the Web for tailstock
After the tailstock center is withdrawn, the emery wheel is adjusted for grinding.
Fig. 497 represents the tailstock (or tailblock as it is sometimes termed), shown in section.
The slide can be turned more evenly by using the tailstock center to force it around.
There is, however, as may be seen, a back stand or tailstock of a very solid character.
The tailstock is set over until the point of b will just touch the bottom of the groove at each end of the work.