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swage

swage

 
pronunciation:
sweIj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool used to bend and shape cold metal.
definition 2: a die, stamp, or tool used to bend or shape metal with a hammer.
definition 3: a metal block with grooves or holes used to shape metal objects that are difficult to work on an anvil; swage block.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swaged, swages, swaging
definition: to bend, shape, or taper (a metal object) by or as if by forging or swaging.
derivation: swager (n.)