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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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Es de vital importancia en este punto de la automatizacion, garantizar un torque constante en el conjunto eje mandril, ya que no puede existir una variacion de potencia.
The adventure began when a 14-inch mandril pig was launched from the Urucu Unit to run through the ORSOL I oil pipeline in the Amazon and did not arrive at the Coari Terminal, located 280 km from the launch site.
Los mandriles de la maquina se ubicaron a una altura inicial de 20 mm (altura de la probeta); el mandril aplico carga a la muestra a una velocidad de movimiento de 5 mm por minuto, hasta que la probeta de resina microhibrida se fracturo,: momento en el que la maquina registro la maxima compresion que soporto cada material (Figura 9).
Nigel Tutty gave Mandril a fine winning ride, while Michael Worthington made the most of his chance on Ella Falls in another division, taking over from injured Michael Williams.
Tambien aparecen simbolos de otras religiones, por ejemplo, la budista, cuando el mandril Rafiki adopta la postura de flor de loto -piernas cruzadas, manos con el pulgar y el indice juntos-.
It would be easy equally to play on "gibbon" as a primate's name and perhaps ancestral ape or cousin of the cadet branch, as in gorilla, orangutan, mandril, chimpanzee, a monkey who batters at Shakespeare on his battered Smith Corona beneath the gibbous moon .
The characters are those one might find floating in a Fellini soap opera: Punks, the misdiagnosing laboratory chemist who experiments on guinea pigs; the masquerading Basque revolutionary Rafael Oviedo de Bernalbe, who "found for years a pondered pleasure in watching birds during copulation"; cockroach specialist Judy Madison, whose thesis is titled "Cockroaches Gan Be Taught to Run Mazes and Can Even Learn Some Things When Decapitated"; Morris Elliott, mandril astronomer; Guido O.
The horns were manufactured by slowly depositing electrolytic copper on a stainless steel mandril, assuring an accurately known resistivity.
All Winchester Model 70 Featherweights barrels are rifled by cold hammer-forging, sometimes called swaging, where giant rotary hammers strike the outside of the barrel causing it to wrap around a die or mandril placed in the bore.
Its stainless steel mandril provides stiffness to support the device and facilitate its passage through complex anatomies.
En nuestros casos, no hubo presencia de grandes neumoencefalos o neumoencefalo a tension, solo lo que normalmente aparecen en el postoperatorio, somos del criterio, que cuando los mismos estan presente es debido al mantenimiento por mas de 72 horas abierto el drenaje, no se presento ningun evento de herniacion cerebral o cerebelosa a causa del DL, lo anterior puede ser debido a que todos nuestros casos se realizo el drenaje en posicion decubito lateral, con el paciente anestesiado, drenaje de LCR lento siempre con el mandril del trocar de Touhy aun en la luz del trocar.
We told you so on 6/11: "Well, now we've heard a bit more of what caused the delay and it's not El Mandril.