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swage

 (swāj)
n.
1. A tool used in bending or shaping cold metal.
2. A stamp or die for marking or shaping metal with a hammer.
3. A swage block.
tr.v. swaged, swag·ing, swag·es
To bend or shape by or as if by using a swage.

[Middle English, ornamental border, from Old French souage.]

swage

(sweɪdʒ)
n
1. (Tools) a shaped tool or die used in forming cold metal by hammering, pressing, etc
2. (Art Terms) a decorative moulding
vb
(Tools) (tr) to form (metal) with a swage
[C19: from French souage, of unknown origin]
ˈswager n

swage

(sweɪdʒ)

n., v. swaged, swag•ing. n.
1. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc.
v.t.
2. to bend or shape by means of a swage.
[1325–75; Middle English souage < Middle French (of uncertain orig.)]
swag′er, n.

swage


Past participle: swaged
Gerund: swaging

Imperative
swage
swage
Present
I swage
you swage
he/she/it swages
we swage
you swage
they swage
Preterite
I swaged
you swaged
he/she/it swaged
we swaged
you swaged
they swaged
Present Continuous
I am swaging
you are swaging
he/she/it is swaging
we are swaging
you are swaging
they are swaging
Present Perfect
I have swaged
you have swaged
he/she/it has swaged
we have swaged
you have swaged
they have swaged
Past Continuous
I was swaging
you were swaging
he/she/it was swaging
we were swaging
you were swaging
they were swaging
Past Perfect
I had swaged
you had swaged
he/she/it had swaged
we had swaged
you had swaged
they had swaged
Future
I will swage
you will swage
he/she/it will swage
we will swage
you will swage
they will swage
Future Perfect
I will have swaged
you will have swaged
he/she/it will have swaged
we will have swaged
you will have swaged
they will have swaged
Future Continuous
I will be swaging
you will be swaging
he/she/it will be swaging
we will be swaging
you will be swaging
they will be swaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swaging
you have been swaging
he/she/it has been swaging
we have been swaging
you have been swaging
they have been swaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swaging
you will have been swaging
he/she/it will have been swaging
we will have been swaging
you will have been swaging
they will have been swaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swaging
you had been swaging
he/she/it had been swaging
we had been swaging
you had been swaging
they had been swaging
Conditional
I would swage
you would swage
he/she/it would swage
we would swage
you would swage
they would swage
Past Conditional
I would have swaged
you would have swaged
he/she/it would have swaged
we would have swaged
you would have swaged
they would have swaged

Swage

A die-like tool designed for use by blacksmiths for shaping metal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Swage - a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swagingswage - a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verb1.swage - form metals with a swage
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
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All in a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand Banners rise into the Air With Orient Colours waving: with them rose A Forrest huge of Spears: and thronging Helms Appear'd, and serried Shields in thick array Of depth immeasurable: Anon they move In perfect PHALANX to the Dorian mood Of Flutes and soft Recorders; such as rais'd To highth of noblest temper Hero's old Arming to Battel, and in stead of rage Deliberate valour breath'd, firm and unmov'd With dread of death to flight or foul retreat, Nor wanting power to mitigate and swage With solemn touches, troubl'd thoughts, and chase Anguish and doubt and fear and sorrow and pain From mortal or immortal minds.
This model was completed with swage holders, including swages and the forging piece, for a more realistic distribution of force.
With 150 tons of swaging force, the FP20 is capable of 2300 swages per hour, notes the company.