a very accurately ground block of hardened steel used to measure a gap with close accuracy: used mainly in tool-making and inspection
noun 1. bank indicator. bank indicator noun, Aeronautics. 1. a flight instrument that measures the angle of roll about an aircraft’s horizontal axis, thereby indicating whether or not the aircraft is skidding or slipping.
noun 1. a sledge, drag, or sleigh. verb (used with object), sliped, sliping. 2. to peel or strip the outer coating from, especially to peel bark from (a tree or twig). 3. to slice. noun 1. (NZ) wool removed from the pelt of a slaughtered sheep by immersion in a chemical bath (as modifier): slipe […]
noun 1. a joint made between an older and a newer masonry wall to form a continuous surface, masonry at the end of the newer wall fitting into a vertical groove cut in the end of the older wall.
- Slip-joint pliers
[slip-joint] /ˈslɪpˌdʒɔɪnt/ noun, (sometimes used with a singular verb) 1. pliers having a sliding joint, permitting the span of the jaws to be adjusted.