Definition of Swarf

1. v. i. To grow languid; to faint.



2. n. The grit worn away from grindstones in grinding cutlery wet.

Definition of Swarf

1. Noun. the waste chips or shavings from metalworking or a saw cutting wood ¹

2. Noun. the grit worn away by use of a grindstone or whetstone, being particles of the material being cut and of the cutting stone itself ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swarf

1. material removed by a cutting tool [n -S]

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swarf (current term)
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Literary usage of Swarf

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1. Manuals of Emergency Legislation: War Material Supplies Manual by Great Britain, Charles Archer Cook (1918)
"All existing Aluminium Scrap and/or swarf not being used (i) Alum- at any "Works where the same has been produced, for contracts inium. for which aluminium ..."

2. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"RECLAIMING OIL FROM swarf The consumption of cutting oil is made up of various losses, principally those due to oil splashing away from the machines, ..."

3. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"RECLAIMING OIL FROM swarf The consumption of cutting oil is made up of various losses, principally those due to oil splashing away from the machines, ..."

4. Manuals of Emergency Legislation: War Material Supplies Manual by Great Britain, Charles Archer Cook (1918)
"All existing Aluminium Scrap and/or swarf not being used (i) Alum- at any "Works where the same has been produced, for contracts inium. for which aluminium ..."

5. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"RECLAIMING OIL FROM swarf The consumption of cutting oil is made up of various losses, principally those due to oil splashing away from the machines, ..."

6. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"RECLAIMING OIL FROM swarf The consumption of cutting oil is made up of various losses, principally those due to oil splashing away from the machines, ..."

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