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A tool with a sharp point used in metalworking to create an indentation that marks the center of a hole to be drilled and steadies the drill bit when drilling.
a punch for making shallow indentations in metal, esp. to mark points for drilling.
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|Noun||1.||center punch - a tool with a conical point that is used to make indentations in metal (especially to mark points for drilling)|
|Verb||1.||center punch - make a small hole in something as a guide for a drill|