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knurl

 (nûrl)
n.
1. A knob, knot, or other small protuberance.
2. One of a series of small ridges or grooves on the surface or edge of a metal object, such as a thumbscrew, to aid in gripping.
tr.v. knurled, knurl·ing, knurls
To provide with knurls; mill.

[ Probably diminutive of knur.]

knurled (nûrld) adj.
knurl′y adj.
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knurl

(nɜːl) or

nurl

vb (tr)
(Mechanical Engineering) to impress with a series of fine ridges or serrations
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a small ridge, esp one of a series providing a rough surface that can be gripped
[C17: probably from knur]
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knurl

(nɜrl)
n.
1. a small ridge or bead, esp. one of a series, as on the edge of a thumbscrew for a firm grip.
2. a knur.
v.t.
3. to make knurls or ridges on.
[1600–10; see knur, -le]
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knurl


Past participle: knurled
Gerund: knurling

Imperative
knurl
knurl
Present
I knurl
you knurl
he/she/it knurls
we knurl
you knurl
they knurl
Preterite
I knurled
you knurled
he/she/it knurled
we knurled
you knurled
they knurled
Present Continuous
I am knurling
you are knurling
he/she/it is knurling
we are knurling
you are knurling
they are knurling
Present Perfect
I have knurled
you have knurled
he/she/it has knurled
we have knurled
you have knurled
they have knurled
Past Continuous
I was knurling
you were knurling
he/she/it was knurling
we were knurling
you were knurling
they were knurling
Past Perfect
I had knurled
you had knurled
he/she/it had knurled
we had knurled
you had knurled
they had knurled
Future
I will knurl
you will knurl
he/she/it will knurl
we will knurl
you will knurl
they will knurl
Future Perfect
I will have knurled
you will have knurled
he/she/it will have knurled
we will have knurled
you will have knurled
they will have knurled
Future Continuous
I will be knurling
you will be knurling
he/she/it will be knurling
we will be knurling
you will be knurling
they will be knurling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been knurling
you have been knurling
he/she/it has been knurling
we have been knurling
you have been knurling
they have been knurling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been knurling
you will have been knurling
he/she/it will have been knurling
we will have been knurling
you will have been knurling
they will have been knurling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been knurling
you had been knurling
he/she/it had been knurling
we had been knurling
you had been knurling
they had been knurling
Conditional
I would knurl
you would knurl
he/she/it would knurl
we would knurl
you would knurl
they would knurl
Past Conditional
I would have knurled
you would have knurled
he/she/it would have knurled
we would have knurled
you would have knurled
they would have knurled
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Translations

knurl

[nɜːl]
A. Nnudo m, protuberancia f; [of coin] → cordón m
B. VT [+ coin] → acordonar
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knurl

nEinkerbung f, → Riffelung f; (Tech) → Rändelrad nt
vträndeln, kordieren
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References in classic literature ?
She compared it with those of the knurled and knotted men from whom she must choose a mate, and La shuddered at the thought.
Thermal sprays and knurls both wear like any other surface, however once they do begin to wear, there is no way to refurbish the rollers without doing a complete overhaul including removing the drums from the pit or dyno frame which is costly and time consuming.
Larger sizes, keyways, flats, hinges, threads, knurls and other characteristics can be added.
These fasteners broach by pressing the fastener's knurled section into a slightly smaller hole in the board, forcing the knurls to cut into the board, and installing permanently.
In addition, they can be machined with drilled and tapped face holes and OD treatments such as flats, grooves, or knurls. Special fasteners can be supplied with the collars also.
These collars are offered in standard one- and two-piece styles, and can be customized to OEM design requirements with special threads, component mounting holes, knurls, flats, and other features.
The marks may be nothing more than primitive knurls. Rather than art, this looks like a tool to me, not different in principle from flaked flint.
Good knurl pattern--Sealing tools have considerable impact on lidding foil.
Because the pulley must now have a V-groove in its center, as well as being knurled, its rigidity is further compromised.
Pressed into the hole in the, plastic capsule, the knurl would upset the plastic sufficiently to ensure that the brass rods would stay put during ultrasonic welding.