[man-druh l] /ˈmæn drəl/
a shaft or bar the end of which is inserted into a workpiece to hold it during machining.
a spindle on which a circular saw or grinding wheel rotates.
the driving spindle in the headstock of a lathe.
a spindle on which a workpiece is supported during machining operations
a shaft or arbor on which a machining tool is mounted
the driving spindle in the headstock of a lathe
(Brit) a miner’s pick
“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)
[man-dril] /ˈmæn drɪl/ noun 1. a large baboon, Mandrillus (or Papio) sphinx, of western Africa, the male of which has a face brightly marked with blue and scarlet and a muzzle that is ribbed: an endangered species. /ˈmændrɪl/ noun 1. an Old World monkey, Mandrillus sphinx, of W Africa. It has a short tail and […]
mandrin man·drin (mān’drĭn) n. A stiff wire or stylet inserted into a soft catheter to give it shape and firmness while passing through a hollow tubular structure. Also called mandrel.
[man-joo-keyt] /ˈmæn dʒʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), manducated, manducating. Archaic. 1. to chew; masticate; eat. /ˈmændjʊˌkeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) (literary) to eat or chew
[mahn-dee-ahs; English man-dee-uh s, man-dee-uh s] /mɑnˈdi ɑs; English mænˈdi əs, ˈmæn di əs/ noun, plural mandyai [mahn-dee-e] /mɑnˈdi ɛ/ (Show IPA). English, mandyases [man-dee-uh-siz] /mænˈdi ə sɪz/ (Show IPA). Greek Orthodox Church. 1. a short, black cloak worn by monks. 2. a mantle, usually purple, worn by bishops.
- Mandy rice-davis applies
chat (MRDA) An acronym used to imply that someone is lying to protect their own interests. During the trial of Stephen Ward (who was charged with living off the immoral earnings of Christine Keeler and Rice-Davies), the prosecuting counsel pointed out that Lord Astor denied any involvement with her and Rice-Davies replied, “Well, he would, […]