from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In wire-drawing, a machine in which wire is reduced in size or brought to gage by being drawn through openings of standard size. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) A machine in which strips of metal are drawn through a drawplate; especially, one in which wire is thus made; -- also called
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- noun A
machinein which long pieces of metalare drawnthrough a drawplate, die, or series of dies, to change the shape, size, cross-sectional area, physical properties, or surface finish of the metal.
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