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An apparatus for holding the dies that cut threads on screws, bolts, pipes, or rods.
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(Tools) the device holding the dies used to cut an external screw thread
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a frame for holding a number of standard threaded dies for cutting screw threads.
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Noun1.diestock - a device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylindersdiestock - a device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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The steps he has taken in the captive die shop of this diversified stamping house have lopped thousands of hours a year out of two mainstay tool and diemaking operations: cavity hogging and squaring-off diestock.
Diestocks for slides, cams, gibs, punch holders, and punch and die bodies are squared off in less than half the time as before.