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- noun See
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- noun any of various shafts that rotate or serve as axes for larger rotating parts.
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- noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
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In this process, unless the time of revolution of the mandril is the same as that of the screw which guides the cutting point, the number of threads in a given length will be different.
A steel axis, called a mandril, having a pulley attached to the middle of it, is supported at one end either by a conical point, or by a cylindrical collar, and at the other end by another collar, through which it passes.
I opened it up with a mandril Saturday night and we'll see how it goes tonight at band rehearsal.
This method consists in rolling a sheet of concrete and wire netting into a solid cylinder on a mandril, by means of a special machine.
When the tube for a length of pipe is completed the inside shell reinforcement previously made is slipped into it and the outside shell reinforcement is formed on it as a mandril, as shown by Fig. 271.
Fig. 65 is a sketch showing a cross-section of a finished pile, in which the dotted line shows the wire netting, the hollow circle is the gas pipe mandril, and the solid circles are the longitudinal reinforcing bars.
One edge of the netting is fastened to the platform, the other edge is attached to the winding mandril.
Before their eyes he made pipe -- spirally wound around a mandril and line-welded to solidity.
What these characters indicate may be learned from the male mandril, whose face, particularly in the breeding season, shows colored fleshy prominences each side of the nose, with conspicuous furrows and ridges.
In the male mandril these characters have been developed because, being an unmistakable sign of sexual ardor, they gave the female particular evidence of sexual feelings.