Definition of workpiece in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwərkpēs/


An object being worked on with a tool or machine.
Example sentences
  • Specifically developed for medical device applications, a gun-type drilling machine practically eliminates bore run-out by rotating the tool and the workpiece in opposite directions.
  • Intensive vibration can be transmitted to the hands and arms of operators from vibrating tools, vibrating machinery or vibrating workpieces.
  • So machine manufacturers are adding rigidity to components such as the workpiece, spindle, and cutting tool.

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Syllabification: work·piece

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