Definition of diestock in English:


Syllabification: die·stock
Pronunciation: /ˈdīˌstäk


  • A hand tool used in the cutting of external screw threads, consisting of a holder for the die that is turned using long handles.
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    • Offerings covered a wide range, including a large selection of old books on tools and trades, many Stanley items, a good variety of wooden planes, and a finely engraved eighteenth-century diestock.
    • On the outside of the diestock the ultimately leaving liquid can be collected by suitable means, not shown.
    • Some systems have a pistol that can take up to ten screws and, as a diestock is not required, insertion is very easy, meaning that operative time is reduced considerably.

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