mandrel

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

man·drel

noun \ˈman-drəl\

Definition of MANDREL

1
a :  a usually tapered or cylindrical axle, spindle, or arbor inserted into a hole in a piece of work to support it during machining
b :  a metal bar that serves as a core around which material (as metal) may be cast, molded, forged, bent, or otherwise shaped
2
:  the shaft and bearings on which a tool (as a circular saw) is mounted

Variants of MANDREL

man·drel also man·dril \ˈman-drəl\

Origin of MANDREL

Medieval Latin maundrellus, probably ultimately from Old Occitan mandre kingpin
First Known Use: 1554

Rhymes with MANDREL

man·drel

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANDREL

: the shaft and bearings on which a tool (as a dental grinding disk) is mounted

Variants of MANDREL

man·drel also man·dril \ˈman-drəl\

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