collet collet  /ˈkɑ lɪt/


  1. (n) a metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting
  2. (n) a cone-shaped chuck used for holding cylindrical pieces in a lathe
  3. (n) a band or collar that holds an individual stone in a jewelry setting



  1. Collet named MVP of 192 team tournament

    The Indiana Bulls took second place in a 192 team tournament this week. Terre Haute North's T.J. Collett was named MVP of the tournament.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: WTHI Terre Haute

  2. Soccer-Espanyol slam Barca for poaching academy graduates

    MADRID, June 28 (Reuters) - The president of Espanyol, Joan Collet, has angrily denounced city rivals Barcelona for what he called the "shameful" practice of poaching youngsters from the club's academy. Local media reported that five graduates from Espanyol's youth academy had recently joined Barca and Collet told a news conference on Friday the club would be taking steps to make sure it did not ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. EXSYS Canada to Showcase Tooling System Enhancements at CMTS 2013

    BRAMPTON, Ontario – At the upcoming Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) in booth 4026, EXSYS Canada Ltd. will showcase the recent advancements the company has made to its Dual Collet Chuck Line and Gear Hobber System. Show attendees will also see the revolutionary PRECI-FLEX® Adapter System, a fast, accurate and cost-effective solution for lathe tooling changeovers. EXSYS has ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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  1. Cindy told the mag that the body parts she takes the best care of are, "My hands and my d'collet', reports Perez"
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Cindy Crawford Source: Oneindia

  2. "He pulled the bolt," McCarthy writes, when the father is carrying out a life-preserving bit of repair work on a shopping trolley, "and bored out the collet with a hand drill and resleeved it with a section of pipe he'd cut to length with a...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Cormac McCarthy Source:

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