Triblet
Triblet Trib"let, Tribolet Trib"o*let, n.] [F. triboulet.] 1. A goldsmith's tool used in making rings. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster]

2. A steel cylinder round which metal is drawn in the process of forming tubes. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

3. (Blacksmithing) A tapering mandrel. [1913 Webster]


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  • Triblet — In metal crafting, a triblet is a tapering cylinder, usually of steel, which is used to expand or measure a ring or hole in another piece of metal up to a desired size. Triblets used in jewellery are usually gradiated and marked in standard… …   Wikipedia

  • triblet — noun A tapering cylinder used in metal crafting, usually made of steel, which is used to expand or measure a ring or hole in another piece of metal up to a desired size. Syn: mandrel …   Wiktionary

  • triblet — [ trɪblɪt] noun a cylindrical rod used for forging nuts, tubes, and other rounded metallic objects. Origin C17: from Fr. triboulet, of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • triblet — trib·let …   English syllables

  • triblet — n. a mandrel used in making tubes, rings, etc. Etymology: F triboulet, of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tribolet — Triblet Trib let, Tribolet Trib o*let, n.] [F. triboulet.] 1. A goldsmith s tool used in making rings. Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. A steel cylinder round which metal is drawn in the process of forming tubes. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Treblet — Treb let, n. Same as {Triblet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treblet — variant of triblet …   Useful english dictionary

  • treblett — erron. form of triblet …   Useful english dictionary

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