[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.