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tail·stock

 (tāl′stŏk′)
n.
A sliding carriage on a lathe that holds the center, the pointed part on which one end of the piece being worked spins.

tailstock

(ˈteɪlˌstɒk)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a casting that slides on the bed of a lathe in alignment with the headstock and is locked in position to support the free end of a workpiece
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Noun1.tailstock - support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiecetailstock - support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
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transformer for 380 480V operation, tailstock with 9A" manual travel and 4 travel
I placed the tap in a drill chuck in my tailstock, with the tailstock loose so the tap could be advanced into the work as it was being tapped.
He said one end should have been inserted into the chuck and the other supported by the tailstock.
The muzzle of the barrel would run on a tailstock center.
An attached tool caddy offers access to centers, wrenches and more and the tailstock has internal storage for additional accessories.
A chuck revaluated in different spindle speed and a tailstock in order to support the work piece was placed with the center.
Other major features for this machine include 12-position turret, Fanuc OTC controller, powerful 30HP spindle motor, Meehanite cast iron in machine body, automatic lubrication system, chip conveyor with bucket, and hydraulic tailstock with powerful clamping force.
The adoption of the world's first workpiece changer system featuring a twin tailstock has shortened idle downtime to 5 seconds.
The tailstock is attached to the Base model as well as the doors of the machine.
Shaft pieces are processed by holding them between the centers in the headstock and tailstock of the lathes or grinding machines.
A small sampling of topics indicates the breadth of coverage: cyclic deformation of cast steel for Chinese railway rolling wagon bogie frames, remote data acquisition system reliability simulation, failure of flip-chip circuit interconnects under high current density, shear strength and performance of glass-to-metal brazed joints, vibration effects on tailstock of a turning machine, and product data integration and management research based on XML.
The dolphin had severe lobomycosis-like disease with a large number of white, gray, and pink proliferating, congregating lesions, some bleeding, with keloidal and verrucous characteristics that formed rosettes on the beak, back, flanks, dorsal fin, tailstock, and tail (Figure 2).