Meaning of MANDREL in English
/man"dreuhl/ , n. Mach.
1. a shaft or bar the end of which is inserted into a workpiece to hold it during machining.
2. a spindle on which a circular saw or grinding wheel rotates.
3. the driving spindle in the headstock of a lathe.
Also, mandril .
[ 1510-20; perh. akin to F mandrin ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012