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  • n. A fishing hook consisting of several hooks radiating from a centre.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The tool with which snagging is done: a bill-hook without the usual edge on the back.


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snag +‎ -er



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  • Cleans and rough finishes surfaces of casting, using powered grinding wheel mounted on counterbalanced frame: Positions casting under grinding wheel manually or using crane or hoist. Grabs grinder handles and pulls wheel down against casting to remove projections, such as gates, fins, and parting lines, from surface. Repositions casting to grind other areas. May change position of belts on motor and pulleys to increase revolutions per minute when grinding wheel wears down. May remove cracks in surfaces of ingots, billets, and forgings, using grinder. May grind castings, using stationary grinder and be designated Stand Grinder (foundry).

    October 4, 2008