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Countersink

Coun´ter`sink`   Pronunciation: koun´tẽr`sĭņk`; 277
v. t.1.To chamfer or form a depression around the top of (a hole in wood, metal, etc.) for the reception of the head of a screw or bolt below the surface, either wholly or in part; as, to countersink a hole for a screw.
[imp. & p. p. Countersunk (-sŭņk`); p. pr. & vb. n. Countersinking.]
2.To cause to sink even with or below the surface; as, to countersink a screw or bolt into woodwork.
n.1.An enlargement of the upper part of a hole, forming a cavity or depression for receiving the head of a screw or bolt.
2.A drill or cutting tool for countersinking holes.
Noun1.countersink - a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface
2.countersink - a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
Verb1.countersink - insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Synonyms: set
bury, set, sink
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