American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of countersink.
- v. Past participle of countersink
- adj. of a bolt or screw That has a flat conical top allowing it to be inserted flush with a surface
GNU Webster's 1913
- Chamfered at the top; -- said of a hole.
- Sunk into a chamfer.
- Beveled on the lower side, so as to fit a chamfered countersink.
“A surgeon drilled an inch and a half into my skull, countersunk a ceramic-encased microchip behind my left ear, and threaded sixteen electrodes into my inner ear.”
“The computational elements could be countersunk into the skull under the skin, as with cochlear implants.”
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“The lower right quadrant, if it has anything in it, will be a “C”, to indicate that the butt side of the rivet is to be countersunk, (such as a double flush plug) for the NACA method (82 degrees, rather than the 100 degrees for under a manufactered head).”
“But the 1208P-caliber movement that powers Piaget's new launch overcomes this by using a micro-rotor countersunk into the movement.”
“My wedding cake had cardboard *under* the fondant to provide structural support for the upper layers rather than countersunk dowels.”
“Anybody know the Spanish words for, countersink and countersunk?”
“Each screw was countersunk into the wood so far that the board expanded over it and the screw rusted.”
“For example, they have little fringes on their feet to help them run across sand, a countersunk jaw for burrowing in sand, little ear flaps to cover their tympana, cryptic coloration to hide on the sand, and a very glossy belly to reflect heat.”
“We wanted flush mounted flat head screws in the cor-ten rainscreen, so we used a thicker cor-ten panel ~1/8″ and countersunk the fasteners.”
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