Meaning of MANDREL in English

MANDREL

n. 1 a a shaft in a lathe to which work is fixed while being turned. b a cylindrical rod round which metal or other material is forged or shaped. 2 Brit. a miner's pick.

[ 16th c.: orig. unkn. ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.