Definition of Bench vise

1. Noun. A holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place.

Exact synonyms: Vise
Generic synonyms: Holding Device
Terms within: Jaw
Specialized synonyms: Machinist's Vise, Metalworking Vise, Shoulder Vise, Wood Vise, Woodworking Vise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bench Vise

bench grinder
bench grinders
bench jockey
bench jockeys
bench lathe
bench mark
bench memo
bench memos
bench press
bench pressed
bench presses
bench pressing
bench testing
bench trial
bench trials
bench vise (current term)
bench warmer
bench warmers
bench warrant
bench warrants

Literary usage of Bench vise

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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Bench—vise. A vise provided with means for ... They are named, in the order oL Fig. 661. Bench-Re-nc. sig. 662. Bench- Vise. eg edge of aframe. ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"43, give the details and assembly drawing of a bench vise. In actual practice the assembly drawing, Fig. 43, would be drawn first, but in this case it is ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"21 $20.15 1 machine bench vise, No. 21 20.16 1 machine bench vise, No. ... 4A 7.77 1 stationary bench vise, No. 56 20.72 40ft. of li-in. pipe 2.97 1 No. ..."

4. The Model T Ford Car: Its Construction, Operation and Repair; a Complete by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"Connecting Rod Bearings May be Easily Fitted to the Crank Shaft if This Member is Removed from the Engine and Supported by bench vise. viously stated, ..."

5. The Amateur Carpenter by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1915)
"The most important of these is a carpenter's vise or bench-vise. This is a device consisting of a piece of strong wood extending from near the floor to the ..."

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