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NOUN (1)

1. a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging;
[syn: upset, swage]


VERB (1)

1. form metals with a swage;
[syn: swage, upset]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Swage \Swage\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Swaged; p. pr. & vb. n. Swaging.] [Equiv. to suage, abbrev. fr. assuage.] See Assuage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Swage \Swage\, n. A tool, variously shaped or grooved on the end or face, used by blacksmiths and other workers in metals, for shaping their work, whether sheet metal or forging, by holding the swage upon the work, or the work upon the swage, and striking with a sledge. [1913 Webster] Swage block, a perforated block of iron, having grooved sides and adapted for use in heading bolts and swaging objects of large size. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Swage \Swage\, v. t. To shape by means of a swage; to fashion, as a piece of iron, by forcing it into a groove or mold having the required shape. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

swage n 1: a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging [syn: upset, swage] v 1: form metals with a swage [syn: swage, upset]