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dow·el

(dow'l),
1. A cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into a root canal for the purpose of providing retention for a crown.
2. A preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. A pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both of them; dowels of various materials are used in orthopaedic surgery and dentistry.
4. Synonym(s): dowel graft

dowel

/dow·el/ (dou´'l) a peg or pin for fastening an artificial crown or core to a natural tooth root, or affixing a die to a working model for construction of a crown, inlay, or partial denture.

dowel

[dow′əl]
Etymology: ME, doule, part of a wheel
a small rod or pin, usually metal, fitted into a prepared hole within the root canal and cemented in place, serving to retain a dental restoration or a core, such as a crown. Also called post and core.

dow·el

(dow'ĕl)
1. A cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into a root canal for the purpose of providing retention for a crown.
2. A preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. A pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both of them; dowels of various materials are used in orthopaedic surgery and dentistry.
4. Synonym(s): dowel graft.

dow·el

(dow'ĕl)
1. Cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into root canal to provide retention for a crown.
2. Preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. Pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both; dowels of various materials are used in orthopedic surgery and dentistry.

dowel,

n a post or pin, usually made of metal, fitted into a prepared root canal of a natural tooth to improve retention of a restoration.

dowel

a slim cylinder of bone consisting of two plates of cortical bone separated by an internal sandwich of cancellous bone. Used for fusing bones or reconstructing large bones.
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This finding indicates that the students did not recognize that the dowel rods were in fact the same size and hence did not adjust their estimations accordingly.
Bend the screen over and staple it so your dowel rods can be slid through.
A dowel rod, long enough to extend past the bottom of the figure, was glued into the figure and then glued into the hole of the base.
Fold the top of the burlap around the dowel rod and staple, glue, or sew in place.
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Fold back top, leaving enough space to slip in dowel rod.
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With the line drawing next to the metal, the students reproduced their design by pulling (drawing) a semi-sharpened dowel rod across the metal.
Each student taped a dowel rod to the back of the self-portrait to create support and to use as a puppet.
Tie the warp threads onto the dowel rod by bringing the warp threads straight out in a bow in front of the student.
Dowel rods, paper-towel tubes, wooden blocks, masking tape, drapery-rod finials, scrap cardboard, etc.
A series of 3/8-inch holes were drilled into each of the dowel rods starting from the top to align with a corresponding hole in the upright members of the frame.