Agent noun of increase; some one or something that expands.
Everything which in turn causes expansion esp. (Mech.) a tool for extending available or expanding a tube, etc.
One who or that which expands; especially, a tool or machine used to expand something; specifically, in plumbing, a tool used to spread lead-packing into the inner flange-recesses of pipe-connections.
A tool used to secure a tube in a plate or sheet so the joint shall be vapor- or water-tight under some pressure.
Agent noun of expand; someone or something like that that expands.
something which causes growth esp. (Mech.) something for stretching available or broadening a tube, etc.
a person who or what expands; especially, something or machine accustomed expand anything; especially, in plumbing work, an instrument always spread lead-packing to the inner flange-recesses of pipe-connections.
something regularly secure a tube in a plate or sheet so the combined will probably be vapor- or water-tight under pressure.