step cut

step cut

[′step ‚kət]
(lapidary)
A cut for gems in which the facets decrease in length the farther they are from the girdle, giving the appearance of steps; an example is the emerald cut.
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EN-8 Stud with step cut, Threading portion Hex Nut & One washer, OD- 20 mm, step OD - 16 mm Total length -112 mm for China Inter 11-12 As per sample: 16 nos
The chamber area does not show a noticeable step cut to denote where the chamber transitions into the forcing cone.
85 mm; it was polished in the classic tourmaline style of a step cut with a long keel oriented parallel to the c-axis.
The difference is enough to see and feel, and in handling the pistol I was able to use the step cut like a single vertical slide serration to rack the slide from the front.
The patch is a rectangular radiator with a single step cut in the lower edge of the radiator.
would as a first step cut the overall number significantly," Harrison said in the report.
New handles for the cab and rear doors ease access to the interior which, at the rear, is helped by a non-slip step cut into the bumper.
The altitude bearings have shallow step cut in them to provide a lateral stop and prevent the scope from migrating from side to side while in use.
And when he discovered a step cut into the rock below the tomb of Rameses IV, it was the breakthrough he had been looking for.
The UK and Denmark stress ending milk quotas after 2006 and a three step cut in support prices up to 2008 are not mutually exclusive.
But that incremental step cuts little ice with investors.