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arbor

1. a rotating shaft in a machine or power tool on which a milling cutter or grinding wheel is fitted
2. a rotating shaft or mandrel on which a workpiece is fitted for machining
3. Metallurgy a part, piece, or structure used to reinforce the core of a mould
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Arbor

A light open latticework frame, often used as a shady garden shelter or bower.
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arbor

[′ar·bər]
(horology)
The axle of a wheel in a watch or clock.
(mechanical engineering)
A cylindrical device positioned between the spindle and outer bearing of a milling machine and designed to hold a milling cutter.
A shaft or spindle used to hold a revolving cutting tool or the work to be cut.
(metallurgy)
A device which supports sand cores in molds.
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arbor

1. A light, open structure having a lattice framework, usually supporting intertwined vines or flowers; a shaded, leafy recess, often formed by tree branches.
3. The rotating shaft of a circular saw, spindle molder, shaper, etc.
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Et juste apres, au moment de l'investiture, des signes forts sont arbores par le nouvel elu, a travers des hommages dedies a Jules Ferry et Marie Curie en ces moments d'hilarite, pour immortaliser les concepts de l'education et de la recherche, piliers incontournables de tout developpement perenne.
El parrafo quizas mas citado es el siguiente: "Nam ad petras et ad arbores et ad fontes et per trivia cereolos incendere, qui est aliud nisi cultura diaboli?
Joyful Trees (Arbores Laetae) - three revolving trees in a copse on Upper Parliament Street
ipsae enim e modicis in maiora ducuntur augmenta nutrimentis additis, ut in reliquis seminibus videmus ex parvis arbores maximas provenire vel fruges ex messibus.
Architect Ricardo Scofidio arrived in Liverpool yesterday to take his first look at his completed installation, Joyful Trees (Arbores Laetae).