ferrule


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

fer·rule

(fer'ūl),
A metal band or ring used around the crown or root of a tooth.
[corrupted through O. Fr. and Medieval L., fr. L. viriola, a small bracelet]

ferrule

(fĕr′ūl) [L. viriola, little bracelet]
A band or ring of metal applied to the end of the root or crown of a tooth to strengthen it.

fer·rule

(fer'ūl)
Metal band or ring fitted around the crown or root of a tooth for strength.
[corrupted through O. Fr. and Medieval L., fr. L. viriola, a small bracelet]
References in periodicals archive ?
You need a bedding fixture to determine when the rifle is positioned at the correct angle to contact the stock ferrule at the lip of the front band and induce downward pressure on the barrel to mitigate vibration.
The front handguard of a match-tuned rifle will be a tight fit to the lower band so it is stationary when the rifle is assembled and the front ferrule will also be centered on the gas cylinder.
To assemble your rod, insert the male end into the female ferrule while twisting as you firmly push the ends together, until the sections are firmly seated.
A good supplier's regulatory department may be able to provide a customized Regulatory Technical Package to help present additional information and rationale to assist in maintaining alignment of the ferrule and cap overseal printing with the USP standard.
For all his enticing bloodlines - he emanates from the same family as Haafhd and Gladiatorus, his granddam, Geraldine's Store, being a half-sister to Al Bahathri - Ferrule could just as easily have ended up competing in the dressage arena with his owner Penny Ford-McNicol after she rescued him from the Hong Kong Jockey Club's rehabilitation yard.
Optical fiber to waveguide array interface is achieved with an MT-like ferrule or micro ferrule for the example shown, using a flexible link not attached to the substrate that bridges to the outside of the package.
Ferrule has enjoyed his first season as a stallion with a very high fertility rate.
Use protection boots on the connectors and use only those that cover the entire connector end and not just the ferrule.
Its three components, the nut, body and gasket ring or ferrule use a friction grip on the tube.
The Polysulfone (PSU) shell material and nickel-plated brass fluidic ferrule make this a durable connector, which sustains performance throughout multiple sterilization cycles.
The new Optical Ferrule Production System is based on Nissei's PN-series all-electric press used for molding fine-pitch connectors.
The results of his project, Operation Ferrule, will be unveiled at the National Eisteddfod tomorrow.