heading-machine love

heading-machine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In agriculture, a form of harvester by which the heads are torn off from the standing grain. See reaping-machine.
  • n. An apparatus for swaging up the heads of bolts or pins.
  • n. A kind of lathe for forming and trimming the heads of casks.
  • n. A press in which the heads of cartridges are shaped.
  • n. A machine for making the heads of pins.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.