anvil block

anvil block

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  • anvil block — noun : the anvil for a power hammer …   Useful english dictionary

  • anvil block — Смотри Шабот …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Anvil — An anvil is a manufacturing tool, made of a hard and massive block of stone or metal used as a support for chiseling and hammering other objects, such as in forging iron and steel items. HistoryAnvils have been used since early Bronze Age times… …   Wikipedia

  • Anvil — An vil, n. [OE. anvelt, anfelt, anefelt, AS. anfilt, onfilt; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. anafalz, D. aanbeld.] 1. An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anvil — ► NOUN ▪ a heavy iron block on which metal can be hammered and shaped. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • anvil — [an′vəl] n. [ME anvelt < OE anfilt < an, ON + * filtan, to hit, beat < IE base * pel , to beat > (IM)PEL, FELT1] 1. an iron or steel block on which metal objects are hammered into shape 2. the incus, one of the three bones of the… …   English World dictionary

  • anvil — /an vil/, n. 1. a heavy iron block with a smooth face, frequently of steel, on which metals, usually heated until soft, are hammered into desired shapes. 2. anything having a similar form or use. 3. the fixed jaw in certain measuring instruments …   Universalium

  • anvil — [[t]æ̱nvɪl[/t]] anvils 1) N COUNT An anvil is a heavy iron block on which hot metals are beaten into shape. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, usu with supp You can refer to a difficult experience that changes someone or leads to something good as a… …   English dictionary

  • anvil — noun Etymology: Middle English anfilt, from Old English; akin to Old High German anafalz anvil; akin to Latin pellere to beat more at felt Date: before 12th century 1. a heavy usually steel faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anvil — UK [ˈænvɪl] / US noun Word forms anvil : singular anvil plural anvils 1) [countable] a metal block on which a blacksmith shapes metal objects with a hammer 2) [singular] medical a small bone in your middle ear between the hammer and the stirrup …   English dictionary

  • anvil — /ˈænvəl / (say anvuhl) noun 1. a heavy iron block with a smooth face, frequently of steel, on which metals, usually red hot or white hot, are hammered into desired shapes. 2. anything on which blows are struck. 3. Music a percussion instrument… …  

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