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anvil

an·vil

anvil

 
pronunciation:
aen vihl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy, flat-topped metal block on which metal objects, often after heating, are hammered into shapes.
definition 2: the fixed jaw in a measuring instrument such as calipers.
definition 3: in anatomy, the middle one of three small bones in a mammal's ear; incus.
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