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triblet Line breaks: trib|let
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪblɪt/

Definition of triblet in English:


A cylindrical rod used for forging nuts, rings, tubes, and other rounded metallic objects.
Example sentences
  • Metal triblets are used to adjust the size and shape of finished rings, usually by tapping the ring with a nylon hammer.
  • I hit from both sides of the triblet, top and bottom.
  • The machine is modified for bending from rolls, automatic cutting and deburring, and bending without a triblet, with an option for forming with up to four lifts.


Early 17th century: from French triboulet, of unknown origin.

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