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- n. that part of a machine, such as a lathe, that supports the cutting tool
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the part that supports a tool-post or a tool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device on the front of a lathe, used either as a support for a handtool or for holding a cutting-tool in position. It has sometimes various adjustments for moving the tool. See slide-rest, and cut under lathe.
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