Meaning of MANDREL in English

MANDREL

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

also man·dril ˈman-drəl

Etymology: Medieval Latin maundrellus, probably ultimately from Old Occitan mandre kingpin

Date: 1554

1.

a. : a usually tapered or cylindrical axle, spindle, or arbor inserted into a hole in a piece of work to support it during machining

b. : a metal bar that serves as a core around which material (as metal) may be cast, molded, forged, bent, or otherwise shaped

2. : the shaft and bearings on which a tool (as a circular saw) is mounted

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