thread file


thread file
A tool for restoring internal or external threads by filing

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  • file — [1] A flat or rounded tool with a rough surface of hardened steel. When it is rubbed against metal, it removes small bits of metal leading to a smaller amount of base metal. [2] The action of removing metal by using a file. Also see bastard file… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • file — file1 [fīl] vt. filed, filing [ME filen < OFr filer, to string documents on thread, orig., to spin thread < LL filare, to spin < L filum, thread < IE base * gwhislo > Lith gýsla, sinew] 1. a) to arrange (papers, etc.) in order for… …   English World dictionary

  • File — (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • File firing — File File (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • File leader — File File (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • File marching — File File (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • file — Ⅰ. file [1] ► NOUN 1) a folder or box for keeping loose papers together and in order. 2) Computing a collection of data or programs stored under a single identifying name. 3) a line of people or things one behind another. 4) Military a small… …   English terms dictionary

  • filé — ☆ filé [fē lā′ ] n. [AmFr < Fr, pp. of filer, to twist, spin < L filare < filum, a thread: see FILE1] powdered sassafras leaves, used in Creole cooking …   English World dictionary

  • Thread (computer science) — This article is about the concurrency concept. For the multithreading in hardware, see Multithreading (computer architecture). For the form of code consisting entirely of subroutine calls, see Threaded code. For other uses, see Thread… …   Wikipedia

  • file — {{11}}file (n.1) 1520s, string or wire on which documents are strung, from Fr. file row, from M.Fr. filer (see FILE (Cf. file) (v.)). The meaning arranged collection of papers is from 1620s; computer sense is from 1954. The military sense line or …   Etymology dictionary