Definition of Straightedges

1. Noun. (plural of straightedge) ¹



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Definition of Straightedges

1. straightedge [n] - See also: straightedge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straightedges

straight red
straight red card
straight shooter
straight sinus
straight talk
straight talker
straight ticket
straight up
straightarrow(a)
straightaway
straightaways
straightbred
straightbreds
straighted
straightedge
straightedges (current term)
straighten
straighten out
straighten up
straightenable
straightened
straightener
straighteners
straightening
straightens
straighter
straightest
straightfaced
straightfacedly

Literary usage of Straightedges

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Three straightedges having been finished all over, select one of these as a trial ... Carefully fit straightedges 2 and 3 to 1, as shown in Fig. ..."

2. Shop and Foundry Practice: Prepared for Students of the International by International Correspondence Schools (1901)
"On account of this difficulty, knife-edge straightedges are usually fitted to a ... Hardening straightedges.—straightedges intended for work in the shop are ..."

3. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1916)
"As straightedges are usually inclined somewhat in use, it is necessary to grind not ... Short straightedges for general use should be hardened to prevent ..."

4. Gages, Gaging and Inspection: A Comprehensive Treatise Covering the Limit by Douglas Thomas Hamilton (1918)
"The measuring portions of this slide consist of two straightedges, ... The balls then roll along between slides D until they come to the straightedges E. ..."

5. Tool Making: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Making Tools, Jigs, and by Edward Russell Markham, American Technical Society (1919)
"As straightedges are usually inclined somewhat in use, it is necessary to grind not ... Short straightedges for general use should be hardened to prevent ..."

6. Machine Shop Practice: A Manual for Apprentices and Journeyman Machinists by William J. Kaup (1914)
"This is done by placing the straightedges on both edges of the plate and sighting over them. The straightedges being considerably longer than the plate, ..."

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