Definition of Knurl

1. n. A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.



2. v. t. To provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge of a flat knob, or coin; to mill.

Definition of Knurl

1. Noun. A contorted knot in wood. ¹

2. Noun. A crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection. ¹

3. Noun. A lined or crossgrained pattern of ridges or indentations rolled or pressed into a part for grip. ¹

4. Verb. To roll or press a pattern of ridges or indentations into a part for grip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knurl

1. to make grooves or ridges in [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Knurl

1. A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection. 2. One who, or that which, is crossgrained. See: Knar, Gnar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knurl

knuckleheads
knucklelike
knuckler
knucklers
knuckles
knuckles down
knucklier
knuckliest
knuckling
knuckling down
knuckly
knucks
knuff
knuffs
knur
knurl (current term)
knurled
knurlier
knurliest
knurling
knurlings
knurls
knurly
knurr
knurrs
knurry
knurs
knut
knuts
knutson-vandenberg act

Literary usage of Knurl

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1. Making the Small Shop Profitable by John Herbert Van Deventer (1918)
"Spiral convex knurling, such as shown at B. gives a very pleasing appearance, but requires more complicated arrangements for making the knurl. ..."

2. Automatic Screw Machines: A Treatise on the Construction, Design, and by Douglas Thomas Hamilton, Franklin Day Jones (1916)
"When a knurl has spiral or helical teeth, the number of teeth around the circumference may be determined as follows: Divide the normal pitch of the teeth or ..."

3. The Practical Tool-maker and Designer: A Treatise Upon the Designing of by Herbert S. Wilson (1898)
"Where it becomes necessary to check or knurl long pieces for nearly or the whole of their length, the checking knurl consisting of two knurl wheels having a ..."

4. Shrapnel Shell Manufacture: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Forging by Douglas Thomas Hamilton (1915)
"knurl D, held on the rear of the cross-slide, is then advanced. This knurls the bottom of the rifling band groove. By referring to Fig. ..."

5. A New School Dictionary of the English Language: Embracing a Carefully by Joseph Emerson Worcester (1908)
"A tie; a joint:—a knurl in wood: —a difficulty ; a cluster.—2, ra & г. м. ... or knurl (nurl),7i. A knot in wood. knurl'ed, or Knur'ly., a. ..."

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