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  • v. Present participle of machine.
  • n. The act or process of machining, of manufacturing or finishing by machine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the machinery of a poem; acting or used as a machine.


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  • The machining is so rough that mine catches just short of "off" and it has cost me more than one duck or at least a chance a a duck.

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  • More machining is done on the wingmaster for better fit and finish.

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  • 'Titanium alloys such as Ti5553 and composites such as CFRP - where there is a lack of long-term machining experience - as well as high-speed and five-axis machining, are setting new, higher demands for tooling suppliers,' said Gerry O'Hagan, managing director, Walter.

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  • With necked shanks, the new range provides extended reach for deep-cavity machining, which is commonplace in the mould-and-die sector.

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  • Hans-Dieter Poeschko, head of production for Laupheim, said: 'Compared with steel machining, tools used in aluminium milling are extremely wear-resistant and such tools enjoy a very long life cycle.' 12 control blocks are clamp-mounted on a pallet for machining, which is the equivalent of one-hour processing time.

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  • The expense of obtaining a degenerate mass, "machining" it to fit specifications, and hauling it to a parking orbit would generate some humongous cost overruns, cutting deeply into the obscenely bloated salaries of the CEO's.

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  • The balance of the industry operated on a single shift basis with a number of manufacturers operating double shifts in selected areas such as machining, press shops, paint shop operations and body shop.

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  • The decision in favour of one or the other kind of machining depends on the shape or configuration of the workpiece to be manufactured.

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  • Shaping of grooves on shaping machines (mechanical) is a special kind of machining shapes.

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  • The introductory Universal Nanolock LC230E milling insert was initially applied to demanding applications such as machining the edges of steel plates for pipelines and resurfacing manganese-steel railway lines, where the black coating has been run at cutting speeds of up to 300m/min.

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