Meaning of MANDREL in English

MANDREL

[ 'mandr(ə)l ]

■ noun

1》 a shaft or spindle in a lathe to which work is fixed while being turned.

2》 a cylindrical rod round which metal or other material is forged or shaped.

3》 Brit. a miner's pick.

Origin

C16: of unknown origin.

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