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synonyms for reaming

  • crack
  • drill
  • enter
  • go through
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • pass through
  • permeate
  • pervade
  • puncture
  • seep
  • access
  • bayonet
  • bore
  • charge
  • come
  • diffuse
  • drive
  • encroach
  • force
  • gore
  • impale
  • insert
  • insinuate
  • introduce
  • jab
  • knife
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • prick
  • probe
  • ream
  • saturate
  • spear
  • stab
  • suffuse
  • thrust
  • trespass
  • barge in
  • blow in
  • break in
  • breeze in
  • bust in
  • eat through
  • filter in
  • get in
  • ingress
  • make a hole
  • make an entrance
  • pop in
  • run into
  • sink into
  • stick into

antonyms for reaming

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  • surrender
  • yield
  • retreat
  • exit
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • take out
  • withdraw
  • give
  • help
  • protect
  • aid
  • assist
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    How to use reaming in a sentence

    Young Lieutenant Blood was to his feet holding a reaming glass high as his head.
    HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
    Small holes are often finished in the lathe by drilling and reaming without the use of a boring tool.
    TURNING AND BORINGFRANKLIN D. JONES
    Fig. 11 shows how a taper hole is bored in an engine piston-head, preparatory to reaming.
    TURNING AND BORINGFRANKLIN D. JONES
    The lathe is run very slowly for reaming and the reamer is fed into the work by feeding out the tailstock spindle.
    TURNING AND BORINGFRANKLIN D. JONES
    Babbitt metal is also worked dry, ordinarily, although kerosene or turpentine is sometimes used when boring or reaming.
    TURNING AND BORINGFRANKLIN D. JONES
    In reaming, a hole is drilled about 1⁄32 inch smaller than is required, and is enlarged with a cutting tool known as the reamer.
    AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
    A set of valve truing and valve-seat reaming cutters is shown at Fig. 183, B.
    AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
    The hole should be bored slightly less than the finish size to allow for reaming.
    TURNING AND BORINGFRANKLIN D. JONES
    It is also a well known fact that the process of reaming by hand is not a difficult or a slow one.
    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 832, DECEMBER 12, 1891VARIOUS
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