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Steel

steel 1. (Science: chemistry) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between wrought iron and cast... Read More

Tempering

tempering (Science: chemistry) The process of giving the requisite degree of hardness or softness to a substance, as iron... Read More

Shear

shear 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. It is... Read More

Saw

saw An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc, consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel,... Read More

Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More

Files

File 1. A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation with a chisel, used for abrading or... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Mild

mild gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; the opposite of harsh, severe,... Read More

Hammer

Hammer 1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron,... Read More

Gills

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Wave

wave 1. An advancing ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid, as of the sea, resulting from the oscillatory motion of the... Read More

Industry

Industry The aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More

Mothman – Alien from another world, or a being from the spiritual realm

More than a film or the 12 foot tall, stainless steel sculpture on display in downtown Point Pleasant in West Virginia,... Read More

Knife

Knife Origin: oe. Knif, as. Cnif; akin to D. Knijf, Icel. Knifr, Sw. Knif, dan. Kniv. 1. An instrument consisting of a thin... Read More

Needle

needle 1. A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, used in sewing. In some... Read More

Tarnish

tarnish 1. The quality or state of being tarnished; stain; soil; blemish. 2. (Science: chemical) A thin film on the surface... Read More

Triangle

triangle 1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles. A triangle is either plane,... Read More

Ram

ram 1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup. 2. (Science: astronomy)... Read More

Lance

Lance 1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and... Read More

Quench

quench 1. To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of... Read More

Twist

twist 1. The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. Not the least turn or twist in the fibres... Read More

Thermometer

thermometer (Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More

Essig splint

Essig splint a stainless steel wire passed labially and lingually around a segment of the dental arch and held in position... Read More

Tilt

tilt 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a... Read More

Ribbon

ribbon 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges,... Read More

Plate

plate 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More

Burn

Burn 1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat. 2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More

Diamond

Diamond 1. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colours, and remarkable for... Read More

Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Stealth

stealth 1. The act of stealing; theft. The owner proveth the stealth to have been committed upon him by such an outlaw.... Read More

Plane

Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... Read More

Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Mill

mill 1. A machine for grinding or commuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or... Read More

Forge

Forge 1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace, or... Read More

Metal

Metal 1. (Science: chemistry) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic... Read More

Stake

stake 1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants. 2. To mark the limits of by stakes; with... Read More

Microelectrode

Definition noun, plural: microelectrodes An electrode with a tip having dimensions of the order of one micrometer, thereby... Read More