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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

Swage

A die-like tool designed for use by blacksmiths for shaping metal.
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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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