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collet

[käl·ət]
(design engineering)
A split, coned sleeve to hold small, circular tools or work in the nose of a lathe or other type of machine.
(engineering)
The glass neck remaining on a bottle after it is taken off the glass-blowing iron.
Pieces of glass, ordinarily discarded, that are added to a batch of glass. Also spelled cullet.
(horology)
A small, friction-tight collar on a balance staff which holds the inner end of a balance spring.
(lapidary)
The small, horizontal face at the bottom of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
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manufactures a patented Sure-Grip[R] Expanding Collet System that has an under-over capacity of-.
Having ensured Whipper was among the 48-hour confirmations for the Shadwell Stud-sponsored event, Collet said: "He did it well last time and is in very good form.
Collet said last night: "The most important thing was to let Last Tycoon go along at his own rhythm and not hold him up like a non-stayer.
With his dynamic stable churning out winners under both codes, Collet is currently 11th in the Flat trainers' list with, Ff6 million (pounds 570,000) to his credit, while a further Ff3.
I'm looking forward to running him at Newmarket," said Collet yesterday.
Collet reports the son of Zafonic to be in "top form" following his run in the Morny.
Collet said yesterday: "I intend to run both horses at Cheltenham, and they will be my first runners over hurdles in Britain.
All being well, New Story will turn out for the Prix de Diane," says Collet.
The collet knob offers a number of advantages that make it a superior alternative to traditional set screw and push-on knobs, especially when a secure fit is required
Bob Collet, a leader in making the Internet commercially viable, will take the helm as president of the newly named Velocita Corp.