Definition of center bit in English:

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center bit

Pronunciation: /ˈsen(t)ər bit/

noun

A tool for boring cylindrical holes.
Example sentences
  • The bit appears to be a common center bit with a long, necked-down shaft to allow the chips to fall away to the outside of the barrel before the threaded shaft of the spigot reached the barrel.
  • The center bit must be forced into the wood by the user, whereas the auger tends to draw itself into the wood.
  • A brace with a set of auger bits and a few centre bits and a counter sink are needed for drilling.

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Syllabification: cen·ter bit

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