from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A toothless wheel sometimes used in light machinery to turn a similar wheel by means of bristles, or some brush-like or soft substance, as cloth, buff-leather, india-rubber, or the like, attached to the circumference.
- noun A circular brush used in a lathe, with polishing-powders, for cleaning and polishing curved, indented, and chased work.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A wheel without teeth, used to turn a similar one by the friction of bristles or something brushlike or soft attached to the circumference.
- A circular revolving brush used by turners, lapidaries, silversmiths, etc., for polishing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
wheelwithout teeth, used to turn a similar one by the frictionof bristlesor something brush-like or soft attached to the circumference.
- noun A
circular revolvingbrush used by turners, lapidaries, silversmiths, etc., for polishing.
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