Definition of Broaches
1. Noun. (plural of broach) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of broach) ¹
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Definition of Broaches
1. broach [v] - See also: broach
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Literary usage of Broaches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tool Engineering: Jigs and Fixtures by Albert Atkins Dowd, Frank W. Curtis (1922)
"Later on, short broaches with teeth were made and pushed through the work by means of hand presses or those operated by power. It was not until 1901, ..."
2. Tool Making: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Making Tools, Jigs, and by Edward Russell Markham, American Technical Society (1919)
"High-speed steel is used for some classes of broaches, but it is not ... IB some cases where conditions are favorable, high-speed steel broaches used on ..."
3. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"The reamers or broaches are of three kinds, called first, second, ... In the case however of the second and finishing broaches, which are used after the ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on Operative Dentistry by Jonathan Taft (1859)
"The broaches of three or four sides are made of the best steel, and are of various sizes. They are constructed both of a straight and of a tapered form. ..."
5. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"II The President broaches the Subject of Emancipation — Navy Department Worries — Commodore Wilkes — Disappointed Officers — Seward's Assumption of ..."
6. A Text-book of Operative Dentistry by Thomas Fillebrown (1889)
"To draw Swiss broaches to a spring temper they should be placed on a steel, ... The broaches should be watched very carefully, and when they become of a ..."
7. The watchmakers' hand-book: Intended as a Workshop Companion for Those who by Claudius Saunier, Edward Rigg, Julien Tripplin (1881)
"broaches.—Great care is needed in adapting the handles to broaches. Resting the point against a finger of one hand and causing the handle to rotate by two ..."
8. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1844)
"... Unequivocal language of Mr. O'Connell on this occasion—He broaches a plan at the Repeal Association for the revival off/ic Irish Parliament—Arbitration ..."