steady rest

noun

: a rest in a lathe or grinding machine in which long round pieces of work may rotate but without eccentric movement

called also center rest

compare follow rest

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“Steady rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steady%20rest. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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