Definition of Dowel pin

1. Noun. A fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together.

Exact synonyms: Dowel, Joggle
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast
Derivative terms: Joggle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowel Pin

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dowel pin (current term)
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dowfness

Literary usage of Dowel pin

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1. Lectures on appendicitis and notes on other subjects by Robert Tuttle Morris (1899)
"THE dowel-pin was employed in one of my cases of fracture of the clavicle, ... An impromptu dowel-pin was made from the silver bar of a watch chain. ..."

2. The Phosphates of America: Where and how They Occur; how They are Mined; and by Francis Wyatt (1892)
"... and are firmly fastened on each disc exteriorly by the disc-bolt and dowel-pin, and distribute the material to be pulverized into the path of the rolls. ..."

3. The Phosphates of America: Where and how They Occur; how They are Mined; and by Francis Wyatt (1891)
"The fan-blades FF, four in number, are of steel or wrought-iron and are firmly fastened on each disc exteriorly by the disc-bolt and dowel-pin, ..."

4. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Railroad Commissioners, Oregon, Board of Railroad Commissioners (1889)
"Q.—What do you call a dowel-pin? A.—An iron pin driven into the post and into ... A hole is bored in the post and that dowel-pin sets in there instead of a ..."

5. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Dowel—joint A junction for-ned by means of a dowel pin or pins, ... Dowel-pin. A pin or peg un-nitin-ng two portions, as the piece.nn- of h ..."

6. Proceedings by Journal, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1849)
"The dowel-pin does not receive any of the pressure of the wheels, but holds the rails ... The dowel-pin also prevents the rails from rising at the joint, ..."

7. New England Medical Monthly (1891)
"An aluminum dowel-pin was passed through the medullary cavity in the long axis ... The bones were crowded together, the dowel-pin entering the bones of the ..."

8. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1850)
"The dowel-pin does not receive any of the pressure of the wheels, ... The effect of the long plate under the head of the dowel-pin is to connect the two ..."

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