forging
noun Date: 14th century 1. the art or process of forging 2. a piece of forged work 3. forgery 3

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  • Forging — For ging, n. 1. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of counterfeiting. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel. [1913 Webster] There… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • forging — index manufacture, onset (commencement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forging — [fôr′jiŋ] n. 1. something forged; esp., a forged piece of metal 2. the act of one that forges …   English World dictionary

  • Forging — This article is about the metalworking process. For specific hot forging hearth, see forge. For the act of counterfeiting, see forgery. Hot metal ingot being loaded into a hammer forge Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of… …   Wikipedia

  • forging — /fawr jing, fohr /, n. 1. an act or instance of forging. 2. something forged; a piece of forged work in metal. [1350 1400; ME; see FORGE1, ING1] * * * In metallurgy, the process of shaping metal and increasing its strength by hammering or… …   Universalium

  • Forging — Forge Forge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forging}.] [F. forger, OF. forgier, fr. L. fabricare, fabricari, to form, frame, fashion, from fabrica. See {Forge}, n., and cf. {Fabricate}.] 1. To form by heating and hammering; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forging — a process of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing and is primarily a hot operation. It is applied to the production of shapes either impossible or too costly to make by other methods or needing properties not obtainable by… …   Mechanics glossary

  • forging — n. act of forging, metalworking, work of a blacksmith fÉ”rdÊ’ /fɔːdÊ’ n. smithy, blacksmith s shop; fireplace where metal is heated before being shaped v. strengthen; hammer into shape, fashion by heating and hammering; make, form; invent; copy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forging — forg•ing [[t]ˈfɔr dʒɪŋ, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of forging 2) mel something forged; a piece of forged work in metal • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

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