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  1. surface gauge, surface gage, scribing blocknoun

    gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces


  1. scribing block

    A scriber is a hand tool used in metal work to mark lines on workpieces, prior to machining. The process of using a scriber is called scribing and is just part of the process of marking out. It is used instead of pencils or ink lines, because the latter are hard to see, easily erased, and imprecise due to their wide mark; scribe lines are thin and semi-permanent. On non-coated workpieces marking blue is commonly used to increase the contrast of the mark lines.They are a rod with a tip made of cast steel that has been hardened and tempered. The point is sharpened to an angle of 30 or 40 degrees. Some scribers have a point at both ends. It is used by dragging the point over the surface of the workpiece to leave a shallow scratch on its surface.


  1. scribing block

    A scribing block is a precise measuring tool used in metal working, such as machining or milling, to mark lines at a predetermined distance parallel to a straight edge or surface, typically on a workpiece. It may also be known as a surface gauge or marking gauge. It often comes with an adjustable rod or spike, base and scriber. The block helps provide accuracy in various manufacturing and operational processes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scribing block in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scribing block in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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