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Definition of the noun reamer

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noun - plural: reamers

  1. a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of reamer: juice reamer / juicer
    • more generic word: squeezer = a kitchen utensil for squeezing juice from fruit
  2. a drill that is used to shape or enlarge holes
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: drill = a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials

Alternative definition of the noun reamer


  1. A tool for boring a hole wider.
  2. A device for rendering citrus juice.
  3. A Stone Age prehistoric lithic Stone tool, used in archeology nomenclature.


Reamer a.k.a. Reamer, West Virginia: Reamer is an unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. It was also known as Sybial.

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Google previewThe Impatient Beader (2005)

by Margot Potter

A BEAD REAMER is a tool with an attachment like a drill bit used to smooth the rough edges on glass or gemstone...

Google previewSupporting Science, Design and Technology in the Early Years (1999)

by John Siraj-Blatchford

People often use pencils or scissors to make holes, but this is potentially dangerous; the reamer is a much safer and a more appropriate tool for the task. Using a tapered reamer is the most effective—and the safest-method of making a hole in ...

Google previewOutdoor Power Equipment (ED Version) (2000)

by Jay Webster

FIGURE 2-43 A reamer is a precision tool used to finish a drilled hole to an exact size. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy.) B. Measuring the Small Hole Gauge. REAMERS A reamer (Figure 2-43) is a tool with cutting edges used to remove a small amount ...

Google previewEngineering Drawing and Design (2016)

by David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

A reamer is a conically shaped tool with cutting edges similar to a ...

Google previewCreo Manufacturing 2.0 For Designers and Machinists (2014)

by Gaurav Verma

Reamer is a type of milling cutter used to increase the diameter of a hole. The total increase in diameter is less than 5% of the diameter of the hole. Also, the tolerance of the hole diameter created by reaming is less than 0.1 mm. So, a reamer is ...

Google previewBourbon at its Best (2013)

The Lore and Allure of America's Finest Spirits by Ron Givens

A reamer is a handy tool, or you can try one of the many devices on the market for squeezing fresh juices. To make an orange (or lemon or lime) twist, use a paring knife to slice thin ovals about three-quarters of an inch by one and a half inches ...

Google previewEarrings VISUAL Project Guide (2012)

Step-by-step instructions for 30 gorgeous designs by Chris Franchetti Michaels

A bead reamer is a pointed, rough metal bit that you can use to smooth or enlarge the holes in some beads. Bead backing (a) is an interfacing style of fabric used for bead embroidery. Because its edges do not unravel, ultrasuede (b) is the ...

Google previewAIDS & Ethics (1991)

by Frederic G. Reamer

Reamer is the author of Ethical Dilemmas in Social Service (2d. ed., Columbia University Press, 1990) and coauthor of The CONTRIBUTORS XVll.

Google previewManufacturing Technology (2000)

Metal Cutting and Machine Tools by Posinasetti Nageswara Rao

REAMING A reamer is a multi-tooth ...

Google previewCNC Programming Handbook (2003)

A Comprehensive Guide to Practical CNC Programming by Peter Smid

Reamer is a sizing tool and is not designed for removal of heavy stock. During a reaming operation, an existing hole will be sized - reamer will size an existing hole to close tolerances and add a high quality surface finish. Reaming will not ...

Google previewSynthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants (2013)

Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition by Leslie R. Rudnick

A reamer is a rotary cutting tool (similar to a drill), with one or more cutting elements, used to enlarge to an exact size and impart a smooth finish to a previously drilled hole. Drilling can be characterized as in a rough form, whereas reaming is ...

Google previewJOC All New Rev. - 1997 (1997)

by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker, Maria Guarnaschelli

Carefully squeeze the lemon's juice into a bowl—a wooden reamer is the ideal tool, or squeeze with your hands. Close the lemon, pack into the jar, and add its juice. Continue with the remaining lemons, sprinkling each layer with 1% ...

Google previewAmerican Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms (1914)

A Reference Book of Machine Shop and Drawing Room Data, Methods and Definitions by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley

Fluted Rose Chucking Reamer — Chucking reamers are used in turret machines. The plain, fluted type has teeth relieved the whole length; while the rose reamer cuts only on the end as there is no peripheral clearance. Where possible ...

Google previewYou Can Fix It - Encyclopedia of Home Repairs - A Complete Encyclopedia of Home Repairs, Domestic Appliance Service Data and Household Hints (2013)

by John Wells

Aside from the “four essentials” in electrical repair—plug, switch, cord and outlet—and motor which operates the reamer, there is very little that can go wrong with the modern electric ...

Google previewIllustrated Engineering Dictionary (1999)

Bildwörterbuch Maschinenbau und Elektrotechnik by Heinz K. Flack, Georg Möllerke

Reamer Reibahle A Parallel reamer zylindrische Ahle D Tapered reamer konische Ahle read proofs, to Korrektur lesen read-only memory Auslese- speicher readable (ab)lesbar readjust, to verstellen, nachstellen readjustable nachstellbar ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

A reamer is a cutting tool for enlarging a hole, and should enter the hole a piece before it begins to cut, so as to work steadily and straight!}1. This is not descriptive of the action of a drill, even though employed to enlarge an ! opening, as the ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1908)

A rose reamer b (the original broach) has teeth cut on the corner, which is rounded ; the objection to this type is that it cuts slowly, and is liable to clog. Very small reamers are n.'ade with flats, usually forming a hexagon in cross section.

Google previewWeaving a Lexicon (2004)

by D. Geoffrey Hall

Hirsh-Pasek, Golinkoff, Hennon, and Maguire the experimenter captured the children's attention, displayed only one toy (the red lemon reamer), and labeled the target ten times with a novel word (e.g., danu). Fourth, the children participated in ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

reamer. n. an instrument used in *endodontics to prepare the walls of a root canal for *root canal treatment. rebound. n. the return or increase of a condition after cessation of treatment or other stimulus. Rebound headache, which may be ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

Inserted-blade adjustable reamer reaming. An operation in which a previously formed hole is sized and contoured accurately by using a rotary cutting tool {reamer) with one or more cutting elements (teeth). The principal support for the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Social Work (2008)

4 Volume Set by Terry Mizrahi, Larry Davis

In response to these advances, many social work agencies are forming ethics committees to consult on difficult decisions, educate staff about ethical issues, and formulate ethics-related policies (Reamer, 1987). A second trend worth observing ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Timothy Darvill

reamer [Ar] A blacksmith's tool in the form of a tapered squaresectioned rod ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1A1M3E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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