Definition of knurl in English:
A small projecting knob or ridge, especially in a series around the edge of something.
- When I grabbed the gleaming chrome door handle, I felt machined bumps, or knurls, that provide extra grip.
- These knurls are slightly harder and in most applications deliver a substantial increase in tool life.
- The slots for the knurls are not critical and can easily be cut using a hacksaw and a file.
Early 17th century: apparently a derivative of knur.
- Example sentences
- The blade is held by pins and maintained in place by threaded studs and knurled clamp nuts.
- A simple twist of the knurled handle locks the collar in any position along the shaft.
- Turning a knurled adjustment wheel moves the right side scope for individual adjustment.
Words that rhyme with knurlbirl, burl, churl, curl, earl, Erle, furl, girl, herl, hurl, merle, pas seul, pearl, purl, Searle, skirl, squirl, swirl, twirl, whirl, whorl
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