Definition of drop-forged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdräpˌfôrjd/


(Of a metal object) made by forcing hot metal into or through a die with a drop hammer.
Example sentences
  • This hammer was 24 ounces and sold for $13.80 in April 1937 (compared to $1.20 for the top of the line drop-forged steel No.312 ball peen hammer).
  • A 1/2-inch, drop-forged eyebolt from the hardware store screwed through the limb and secured with a round washer and nut should prove strong enough to hold the tire and its cargo.



Pronunciation: /ˈdräpˌfôrjiNG/
Example sentences
  • It is also used for hot-work tools working at moderate temperatures, e.g. drop-forging dies.
  • A study was made of the basic factors affecting the efficiency of lubricants for drop forging.

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Syllabification: drop-forged

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