Definition of cross-slide in English:

cross-slide

Syllabification: cross-slide

noun

A sliding part on a lathe or planing machine that is supported by the saddle and carries the tool in a direction at right angles to the bed of the machine.
More example sentences
  • The compound bolts into the disk in the cross-slide which enables the compound to be rotated.
  • The V configuration is necessary to provide the circular motion imparted by the cross-slides to the crank pin.

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