an upright for holding a lathe tool.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of tool post
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby tool post
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British Dictionary definitions for tool post
the rigid holding device which holds the cutting tool on a lathe and some other machine tools
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