[verb, noun koun-ter-singk; verb koun-ter-singk] /verb, noun ˈkaʊn tərˌsɪŋk; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈsɪŋk/
verb (used with object), countersank, countersunk, countersinking.
to enlarge the upper part of (a cavity), especially by chamfering, to receive the cone-shaped head of a screw, bolt, etc.
to cause (the head of a screw, bolt, etc.) to into a prepared depression so as to be flush with or below the surface.
a tool for countersinking a hole.
a countersunk hole.
verb (transitive) -sinks, -sinking, -sank, -sunk
to enlarge the upper part of (a hole) in timber, metal, etc, so that the head of a bolt or screw can be sunk below the surface
to drive (a screw) or sink (a bolt) into such an enlarged hole
Also called countersink bit. a tool for countersinking
a countersunk depression or hole
[soot] /sut/ noun 1. a set of clothing, armor, or the like, intended for wear together. 2. a set of men’s garments of the same color and fabric, consisting of trousers, a jacket, and sometimes a vest. 3. a similarly matched set consisting of a skirt and jacket, and sometimes a topcoat or blouse, worn […]
noun 1. a medieval English table having a top divided into appropriately marked spaces for various denominations of money.
[ten-duh n-see] /ˈtɛn dən si/ noun, plural tendencies. 1. a natural or prevailing disposition to move, proceed, or act in some direction or toward some point, end, or result: the tendency of falling bodies toward the earth. 2. an inclination, bent, or predisposition to something: a tendency to talk too much. 3. a special and […]
[koun-ter-ten-er] /ˈkaʊn tərˌtɛn ər/ noun, Music. 1. an adult male voice or voice part higher than the tenor. 2. a singer with such a voice; a high tenor. /ˌkaʊntəˈtɛnə/ noun 1. an adult male voice with an alto range 2. a singer with such a voice