from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adapted for forming a screw by cutting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Used in cutting screws.
- See cut under center-gage.
- Same as screw-cutting machine.
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Internal turning tools single-point boring tool; internal side cutting turning tool; thread groove plunging tool; right undercutting tool; internal screw-cutting tool
The screw-cutting and polishing are very simple, and executed with great rapidity.
In that heap of rubbish he had found a lathe for turning irregular forms, and a screw-cutting engine once used by Peter himself: specimens of his unfinished work were still in them.
The boring and screw-cutting machine is a convenient portable hand drill-press, the use of which is readily understood by any machinist.
To set the cut during screw-cutting operations, the ingenious device shown in our engraving is provided.
A subclass to receive a screw-cutting lathe is superior to a subclass to receive a lathe-headstock, a locomotive class is superior to a class to receive steam-engines, for the reason that the lathe is a whole of which the headstock is a part, and the locomotive is an organization of which the engine is an element.
W. Dorland, Hamden, N.J., a 52-inch bicycle for a screw-cutting lathe.
Foundries, lathes, dynamos, steam-hammers, hydraulic presses, cupola furnaces, screw-cutting machines, and drills had been set up and were in continual work.
In his system of screw-cutting machinery, and in his taps and dies, and screw-tackle generally, he set the example, and in fact laid the foundation, of all that has since been done in this most essential branch of machine construction.
His screw-cutting lathe was moved by combination wheels, and by its means he could, by the one Guide screw, obtain screws of every variety of pitch and diameter.