from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a press for molding earthenware pipes, the ring-shaped die which shapes the exterior surface of the pipe.
- n. A female screw or nut of hardened and tempered steel used for cutting male threads on the ends of metal pipes.
- n. Any one of the radially arranged and simultaneously adjustable screw cutting-tools which in some kinds of pipe die-stocks have their inner ends formed like chasers for cutting male screws. (See chaser.)
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