Definition of Straight flute

1. Noun. A rock drill with flutes that are straight.

Exact synonyms: Straight-fluted Drill
Generic synonyms: Bore Bit, Borer, Rock Drill, Stone Drill



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straight Flute

straight armed
straight arming
straight arms
straight arrow
straight as an arrow
straight away
straight bat
straight chain
straight chair
straight dinkum
straight edge
straight edges
straight face
straight flush
straight flushes
straight flute (current term)
straight forward
straight from the horse's mouth
straight from the shoulder
straight hang
straight hit
straight life insurance
straight line
straight lines
straight man
straight men
straight off
straight out
straight out of the chute
straight peen hammer

Literary usage of Straight flute

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1. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"The angle of the spiral lips is about 15 degrees. straight flute Drill — The straight flute, or "Farmer" drill as it is frequently called after its inventor ..."

2. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1908)
"straight flute Drill — The straight flute, or "Farmer" drill as it is frequently called after its inventor, does not clear itself as well as the twist drill ..."

3. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1909)
"The angle of the spiral lips is about 15 degrees. straight flute Drill — The straight flute, or "Farmer" drill as it is frequently called after its inventor ..."

4. Machine Tools and Their Operation by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1922)
"Where a long chip causes trouble, a straight flute or sometimes a left-hand spiral is more satisfactory than the more common right-hand spiral. ..."

5. Automatic Screw Machines and Their Tools by Clarence Leon Goodrich, Frank Arthur Stanley (1909)
"Where a long chip causes trouble, a straight flute or sometimes a left-hand spiral is more satisfactory than the more common right-hand spiral. ..."

6. Automatic Screw Machines and Their Tools by Clarence Leon Goodrich, Frank Arthur Stanley (1909)
"Where.a long chip causes trouble, a straight flute or sometimes a left-hand spiral is more satisfactory than the more common right-hand spiral. ..."

7. Machine Shop Primer by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1910)
"straight flute Drill—(Fig. 157). The straight flute, or "Farmer" drill as it is frequently called after its inventor, does not clear itself as well as the ..."

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