Diestock
Diestock Die"stock`, n. A stock to hold the dies used for cutting screws. [1913 Webster]

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  • diestock — [dī′stäk΄] n. a frame to hold dies for cutting threads on water pipes, screws, bolts, etc …   English World dictionary

  • diestock — noun Date: circa 1859 a stock to hold dies used for cutting threads …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diestock — /duy stok /, n. a frame for holding a number of standard threaded dies for cutting screw threads. [1860 65; DIE2 + STOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • diestock — noun A component that holds a die that cuts screw threads …   Wiktionary

  • diestock — n. device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders (Machinery) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diestock — noun a hand tool used in the cutting of external screw threads …   English new terms dictionary

  • diestock — die·stock …   English syllables

  • diestock — die•stock [[t]ˈdaɪˌstɒk[/t]] n. mac a frame for holding a number of standard threaded dies for cutting screw threads • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • diestock — /ˈdaɪstɒk/ (say duystok) noun a device for holding the dies used in cutting threads on a rod or pipe …   Australian English dictionary

  • diestock — noun a device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders • Hypernyms: ↑device …   Useful english dictionary

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