Definition of tool post in English:

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tool post

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

The post of a machine tool which holds a cutting tool steady.
Example sentences
  • If the tool post is too small the tools will not be able to reach high enough to get to the centerline.
  • Its full-open cover allows easy access to both spindles and tool posts, reducing costly setup times.
  • However, if using a larger series holder on a smaller tool post, you must have enough center height.
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