Definition of tool post in English:

tool post

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  • The post of a machine tool which holds a cutting tool steady.
    More 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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