A hardened steel plate having a hole, or a gradation of conical holes, through which wires are interested in be decreased and elongated.
A hardened metal plate having a hole, or a gradation of conical holes, by which wires tend to be attracted to be reduced and elongated.
A drilled full bowl of metal or a drilled ruby whereby a wire, or a metal ribbon or pipe, is attracted to decrease its quality and equalize it, or even provide a particular form.
The holes into the dish are available significantly conical, and where a considerable lowering of dimensions are wanted the line or pole is passed away in succession through a number of holes, each a little smaller compared to the preceding.
A similar tool for testing the ductility of metals, consisting of an oblong little bit of metal pierced with a diminishing variety of gradually tapered holes.
A transverse plate connecting the side-frames in a locomotive and forming an element of the framing that the draw-bar is attached.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...