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broach

 [brōch]
1. an elongated, tapered, and serrated cutting tool for shaping and enlarging holes.
2. barbed b.; root canal b.
barbed broach a thin, flexible, hand-operated or engine-driven endodontic instrument, usually tapered, with a series of sharply pointed barbs along the operative head; used for engaging and removing the dental pulp and other substances intact from the root canal or pulp chamber.
pathfinder broach root canal probe.
root canal broach a broach, usually barbed, used for removing the soft tissue contents of the root canal; see barbed b.
smooth broach root canal probe.

broach

(brōch),
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.

broach

(brōch) a fine barbed instrument for dressing a tooth canal or extracting the pulp.

broach

an elongated, tapering dental instrument that contains multiple projecting sharp barbs, used in removing pulpal material.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the dentinal canal.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.

broach,

n an instrument with numerous barbs protruding from a metal shaft. It is generally used to engage the dental pulp for extirpation.
broach, barbed,
n See broach.
broach holder,
n an instrument similar to a pin vise used to hold a broach.
broach, pathfinder,
n See broach, smooth.
broach, smooth (pathfinder, pathfinder broach),
n an instrument used for locating the opening of a root canal and exploring the canal to determine the accessibility of the root end.
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His son, Francis Lapointe, founder of American Broach of Michigan, is known as "the father of modern broaching.
But these types are usually installed after boards have been fully populated with electronics components, and the broaching process can subject populated boards to significant amounts of stress and ruin.
It allows complex "fir-tree profiles to be produced on milling machines, such as the Hermle C60 five-axis machining centre, rather than having to use specialist broaching equipment.
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Horn USA introduces a new line of replaceable insert broaching tools for CNC lathes and mills.
While out-of-bounds schussing is frequently tolerated but seldom encouraged by mountain resorts, intentionally broaching an area posted with signs stating it is closed to the public for safety reasons is a violation of state law.
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The grinding wheel (the tool) can be changed on the machine by the dressing program, eliminating the tremendous investment in tooling that is needed for broaching or milling.
Designed for use on any type of CNC or manual turning, milling, drilling, or screw machine, the 12mm shank broaching tool relies on the design of Slater Tool's existing 8mm broach holder.
Though the idea might seem absurd to hikers accustomed to being the most dangerous animal on the trail, a growing group of wildlife biologists, ecologists and environmentalists is broaching the possibility of bringing back wolves and grizzly bears to the 460,000-acre High Uintas wilderness - Utah's largest block of roadless land.
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