eccentric bit

eccentric bit

[ek¦sen·trik ′bit]
(design engineering)
A modified chisel for drilling purposes having one end of the cutting edge extended further from the center of the bit than the other.
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This full-blown enthusiasm extends to the movie's most eccentric bit of casting, Sarah Brightman (Andrew Lloyd Webber's ex, best known for playing Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera"), who, as the mysterious Blind Mag, is the most operatic element in this genetic opera.
As is customary for a Hollywood rom com, the film is stuffed with eccentric bit part players, including a stoner psychic played by Napoleon Dynamites's Jon Heder.
Back then--late in the summer of '85--an afternoon of drag delirium was little more than a predictably eccentric bit of neighborhood fanfare, not the mass public spectacle the celebration would soon become.
With eccentric and other conventional methods, the greater the inclination of the hole from the vertical, the lower the performance of the eccentric bit. The performance of Symmetrix is unaffected by hole inclination.
There's a corpse that keeps accidentally moving, out-of sync dialogue and eccentric bits of scenery that deserve their own credit in the programme.
While critics have praised the host for his interview skills and eccentric bits, Colbert has fallen behind his biggest competitor, Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show," by 60 percent in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, and Seth Meyers' "Late Night" is nipping at its heels, despite airing an hour later on NBC.
Mazda is the master of dappy names and has zapped us with Zoom Zoom and other eccentric bits of marketingspeak.