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man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, man'drĭl),
1. The shaft or spindle to which a tool is attached and by means of which it is rotated.
2. Synonym(s): mandrin
3. In dentistry, an instrument used in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.
[G. mandra, a stable; the bed in which a ring's stone is set]

mandrel

/man·drel/ (man´dril) the shaft on which a dental tool is held in the dental handpiece, for rotation by the dental engine.

mandrel

[man′drəl]
Etymology: Fr, mandrin, boring tool
the shaft of an object, such as a dental polishing disk, cutting device, or sharpening stone, that is inserted into a handpiece or lathe and supports the object while it rotates.

man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, -dril)
1. The shaft or spindle to which a tool is attached and by means of which it is rotated.
2. Synonym(s): mandrin.
3. dentistry An instrument used in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.

man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, -dril)
In dentistry, an instrument fitted in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.

mandrel (man´drəl),

n a shaft that supports or holds any object to be rotated. An instrument, held in a handpiece, that holds a disk, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or polishing.

mandrel

a farrier's tool used in fitting frost nails to shoes.
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