Meaning tailstock
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tailstock


That part of a machine tool. such as a lathe or cylindrical grinder which supports the end of a workpiece with a center. It may be positioned at any point along the way of the bed, and may be offset f [..]
Source: engineersedge.com

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tailstock


A machine component that is responsible for supporting longer workpieces and is found at the end of the lathe, on the opposite end of the headstock.
Source: avantiengineering.com

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tailstock


The adjustable mounting opposite the headstock on the centreline of the lathe
Source: scottishmachinetools.org

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(n) support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece
Source: beedictionary.com

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The part of a lathe that holds the object being worked along its rotatory axis
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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