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Meaning of FORGING

Pronunciation:  'fowrjing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  shaping metal by heating and hammering
 

FORGING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: formation, shaping

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For"ging\, n.
1. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing.

2. The act of counterfeiting.

3. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; -- a general name
   for a piece of hammered iron or steel.

         There are very few yards in the world at which such
         forgings could be turned out.         --London
                                               Times.

 

 

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