quartering machine

noun

Definition of quartering machine

: a machine for simultaneously boring parallel holes (as the crankpin holes of locomotive driving wheels) so that the center line of one will be 90 degrees ahead of the center line of the other

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“Quartering machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartering%20machine. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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