Definition of Scribing block

1. Noun. Gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces.

Exact synonyms: Surface Gage, Surface Gauge
Generic synonyms: Gage, Gauge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scribing Block

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scribing block (current term)
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Literary usage of Scribing block

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1. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1876)
"The advantages possessed by this form over other forms of scribing block are that it is easy to make, and that the scriber, being a piece of wire, ..."

2. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1885)
"THE scribing block. This tool is made in a variety of forms, but the simplest and best form is that shown in Fig. 228, in which D is the block complete, ..."

3. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1878)
"Now set the scriber to come a little above or below the assumed centre, make a horizontal scratch across the end of rod, by sliding the scribing block on ..."

4. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1894)
"E is the bolt and nut; the bolt has a flat side filed on each side of it to f1t it to the slot in the scribing block stem, so that the bolt cannot turn when ..."

5. Teacher's Handbook of Manual Training: Metal Work by J. S. Miller (1903)
"The best method is by using a scribing" block. Let the class examine the ... scribing block. The scriber should not be drawn along the metal at right angles ..."

6. Teacher's Handbook of Manual Training: Metal Work by J. S. Miller (1903)
"Let the class examine the scribing block: it consists of a turned ... scribing block. The scriber should not be drawn along the metal at right angles, ..."

7. Practical Metal Turning: A Handbook for Engineers, Technical Students, and by Joseph Gregory Horner (1906)
"The Case of Flat, Forked, and Bossed Ends—Centring on Vee Blocks—By Scribing Block—Eccentric Spindles and Cranks—Alternative Methods of Chucking—Valve ..."

8. Practical Metal Turning: A Handbook for Engineers, Technical Students, and by Joseph Gregory Horner (1906)
"The Case of Flat, Forked, and Bossed Ends—Centring on Vee Blocks—By Scribing Block—Eccentric Spindles and Cranks—Alternative Methods of Chucking—Valve ..."

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