Mandril



[man-druh l] /ˈmæn drəl/

noun, Machinery.
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.
/ˈmændrəl/
noun
1.
a spindle on which a workpiece is supported during machining operations
2.
a shaft or arbor on which a machining tool is mounted
3.
the driving spindle in the headstock of a lathe
4.
(Brit) a miner’s pick
n.

“miner’s pick,” 1510s, of unknown origin; perhaps borrowed from French mandrin, itself of unknown origin. Also applied from 17c. to parts of a lathe or a circular saw.

mandrel man·drel or man·dril (mān’drəl)
n.

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