Swage
Swage Swage, v. t. To shape by means of a swage; to fashion, as a piece of iron, by forcing it into a groove or mold having the required shape. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Swage — Swage, n. A tool, variously shaped or grooved on the end or face, used by blacksmiths and other workers in metals, for shaping their work, whether sheet metal or forging, by holding the swage upon the work, or the work upon the swage, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swage — [swāj] n. [ME < OFr souage] 1. a kind of tool for bending or shaping metal 2. a die or stamp for shaping or marking metal by hammering vt. swaged, swaging to use a swage on; shape, bend, etc. with a swage …   English World dictionary

  • Swage — Swage, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Swaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swaging}.] [Equiv. to suage, abbrev. fr. assuage.] See {Assuage}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swage — (v.) “to shape or bend by use of a tool,” 1831, from swage (n.), the name of the tool for bending or shaping cold metal (1812), from O.Fr. souage …   Etymology dictionary

  • Swage — Swage. См. Обжатие. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Swage — Swaging (pronunciation note below) is a metal forming technique in which the dimensions of an item are altered using a die or dies, into which the item is forced. [ [http://www.efunda.com/processes/metal processing/swaging.cfm Definition of… …   Wikipedia

  • swage — swager, n. /swayj/, n., v., swaged, swaging. n. 1. a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape. 2. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc. 3. See swage block. v.t. 4. to bend or… …   Universalium

  • swage — sweɪdÊ’ n. tool used for shaping cold metal; die or stamp used to shape metal with a hammer; swage block, perforated metal block for creating metal shapes that are difficult to make using an anvil v. shape or bend metal by means of a swage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swage — /sweɪdʒ/ (say swayj) noun 1. a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape. 2. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc. 3. → swage block. –verb (t) (swaged, swaging) 4. to bend or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • swage — n. & v. n. 1 a die or stamp for shaping wrought iron etc. by hammering or pressure. 2 a tool for bending metal etc. v.tr. shape with a swage. Phrases and idioms: swage block a block with various perforations, grooves, etc., for shaping metal.… …   Useful english dictionary

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