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(Mechanical Engineering) Also called: drop hammer a device for forging metal between two dies, one of which is fixed, the other acting by gravity or by steam or hydraulic pressure
(Mechanical Engineering) to forge (metal) into (a component) by the use of a drop forge
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a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies.
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|Noun||1.||drop forge - device for making large forgings |
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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