countersunk countersunk

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface
  2. (n) a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
  3. (v) insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Before the last finishing nail is driven and countersunk, Judith has earned the admiration and respect of the crew by swinging her own hammer.
  2. But spike wearers complain that they are forever getting mired in asphalt, countersunk on lawns, trapped on escalator steps and sidewalk gratings.

News

  • Plastic Hinges offer 5 mounting options.

    Available in metric sizes, EN 237.1 Plastic Hinges offer variety of mounting options, including 2 x 2 bores for countersunk screws, 2 x 2 bores for socket head cap screws, 2 x 2 threaded bolts, 2 x bore for countersunk screws/2 x threaded bolts, and 2 x bore for socket head cap screws/2 x threaded bolts. RoHS-compliant units are constructed with black glass fiber reinforced plastic body ...
    on November 8, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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