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center punch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. center punchverb

    a tool with a conical point that is used to make indentations in metal (especially to mark points for drilling)

  2. center punchverb

    make a small hole in something as a guide for a drill

Wiktionary

  1. center punchnoun

    a device used to create a small indentation in preparation for drilling a hole

  2. center punchnoun

    the small indentation created by such a device

  3. center punchverb

    to create a small hole or indentation in a workpiece as a guide in preparation for drilling

Wikipedia

  1. center punch

    A punch is a tool used to indent or create a hole through a hard surface. They usually consist of a hard metal rod with a narrow tip at one end and a broad flat "butt" at the other. When used, the narrower end is pointed against a target surface and the broad end is then struck with a hammer or mallet, causing the blunt force of the blow to be transmitted down the rod body and focused more sharply onto a small area. Typically, woodworkers use a ball-peen hammer to strike a punch.

ChatGPT

  1. center punch

    A center punch is a hand tool used in metalworking to create a dimple or mark the center point to guide the placement of a drill bit for drilling holes. It ensures the drill bit does not slip and drills accurately by providing a starting point. Usually made of hardened steel, a center punch is struck with a hammer to create the indentations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of center punch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of center punch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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