rattail


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rattail

[′rat‚tāl]
(metallurgy)
A small irregular line marking a minor buckle on the surface of a casting.
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By using this unique air bladder to adjust their buoyancy, or ability to float, rattails can root around the seafloor in search of food.
Although the rattail is synonymous with the drag and the buckle and scab with the cope, the three expansion defects may be found on either casting surface.
During my visit, I noticed a hummingbird sipping nectar from the flowers of a rattail cactus.
GET THE LOOK: Using a rattail comb, form a zig-zag part.
Easy does it: Using a rattail comb, pull all but a small section of hair into a ponytail and clip at back of head.
Sutton says that the 300-plus known species of rattails mature from larvae that basically look alike.
Casting defects associated with the thermal expansion of sand include rattails, buckles, scabs, veining, fins and dimensional problems.
As my computer's spell-check begins to a take a vacation from terms like nodularization, GFN, dendrites, tuyeres and rattails, a few parting thoughts as the whistle blows .
There were a bunch of random rattails and areas I cut all the wan down to the scalp.
If too low, however, difficult shakeout, poorsand peel, burn-on, burn-in, penetration, sand losses, hot tears and expansion defects (such as veining, rattails, buckles and scabs) are possible problems.