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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having three lips.

Usage examples (5)
  • Being a three-lipped tool, it is used for expanding holes (preparation) for reaming.
  • - Internal side-cutting tool (boring tool) or spiral-fluted counterbore (three-lipped twist drill) to produce the hole with machining allowance for reaming.
  • - three-lipped twist drill (spiral countersink) - head counterbore or counterboring tool with pilot
  • (3) three-lipped twist drill - for enlarging holes by minor dimensions for more
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