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drop' forge"

a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies. Also called drop hammer, drop press.


Pronunciation: (drop'fôrj", -fōrj"), [key]
v.t., -forged, -forg•ing. Metalworking.
to form in a drop forge.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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