rough-machine

transitive verb

Definition of rough-machine

: to machine (work) approximately to size usually by taking heavy cuts with the object chiefly of removing excess metal rather than of obtaining a correct size and finish

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History and Etymology for rough-machine

rough entry 3 + machine

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“Rough-machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rough-machine. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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