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tool post

[′tül ‚pōst]
(mechanical engineering)
A device to clamp and position a tool holder on a machine tool.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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