Definition of Dowels
1. Noun. (plural of dowel) ¹
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Definition of Dowels
1. dowel [v] - See also: dowel
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Literary usage of Dowels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shop and Foundry Practice: Prepared for Students of the International by International Correspondence Schools (1901)
"Wooden dowels. — Wood is the material most commonly employed for making ... Metal dowels. — To overcome the difficulties arising from wooden dowels, ..."
2. Exercises in Wood-working, with a Short Treatise on Wood: Written for Manual by Ivin Sickels (1889)
"Uniting with dowels. Material.—Two blocks of wood, about 3" wide, 2" thick, and 4" to S long. Work.—To mark for the positions of the dowels, ..."
3. Exercises in Wood-working, with a Short Treatise on Wood: Written for Manual by Ivin Sickels (1889)
"To mark for the positions of the dowels, and join the pieces. Plane the surfaces of the blocks until perfectly flat, test them by bringing the surfaces in ..."
4. The Economics of Railroad Construction by Walter Loring Webb (1912)
"Use of dowels.—Another device for retarding the destruction of ties is the ... Wooden dowels for ties. the spike, which may be either a common spike or a ..."
5. Architectural Iron and Steel, and Its Application in the Construction of by William Harvey Birkmire (1892)
"Cast-iron dowels for Wooden Columns.—Wooden columns connected by iron dowels ... The dowels for the former are made in two shapes, square and circular ended ..."
6. The Elements of Railroad Engineering by William Galt Raymond (1913)
"Spike dowels. — There is warrant for any device of reasonable cost that will ... The cost of six such dowels in a tie (the European practice is to use six ..."
7. A Handbook of the Gas Engine: Comprising a Practical Treatise on Internal by Herman Haeder (1911)
"47, 48 illustrate the usual arrangement for bolts, dowels, and cotters; Figs. ... Calculation * of Rim Fastenings with Screwed Bolts and dowels. ..."
8. Architectural Iron Work: A Practical Work for Iron Workers, Architects, and by William John Fryer (1876)
"Furnish cast iron dowels, oval shaped, 5 xl0 inches diameter, three-quarter inch thick, and in length ... Sometimes cross-shaped cast iron dowels are used. ..."