Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A forging produced by a drop-press.

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Examples

  • It was in the 1890s, in the early years of mass-market bicycling, in the unlikely precincts of Chicago’s Western Wheel Works, that Hounshell found that the stamping of parts from sheet metal replaced drop-forging, ushering in the age of true interchangeability.

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