machine bolt


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n machine bolt a bolt with a square or hexagonal head on one end and a threaded shaft on the other end; tightened with a wrench; used to connect metal parts
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In literature:

These machines coined money, and Bolt chuckled and laughed at his partner's apprehensions for the space of twenty-one days.
"Put Yourself in His Place" by Charles Reade
And on your way I wish you'd stop in Merton's machine shop and get some bolts he's making for me.
"Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle" by Victor Appleton
There were the tapping machines operated by women, which put threads on bolts and nuts.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
Knife edges for supporting the ends of the specimen to be tested, are securely bolted to the base of the machine.
"The Mechanical Properties of Wood" by Samuel J. Record
This frame is bolted to the side frames of the softening machine proper, say that shown in Fig.
"The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth" by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
A bolt or machine screw was threaded through the nut, so that its inner end pressed against the sighting rod.
"The Scientific American Boy" by A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
That would have been the reporter who bolted off prematurely when they first saw the personnel record machines.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
There are many forms of bolts in the market, but the ordinary "machine bolt," 5/16 in.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
The entire machine was enclosed in a heavy wire-net cage, securely bolted to the floor.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
But no human eye ever saw so much as a bolt of the great machine again.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
A nut (I) is screwed down on the threaded end of a machine bolt until about an inch of the bolt projects beyond the nut.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
This is a horrible machine, which chews red-hot iron bars and spits them out perfect bolts.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
Occasionally go over every part of machine and see that all taper pins, bolts, nuts, etc., are snug in place.
"Paper-Cutting Machines" by Niel, Jr., Gray
There was a battle of bombs, which was very hot while it lasted, and then the Germans bolted off under machine-gun and rifle fire.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917" by Philip Gibbs
Bolt Forging Machine & Power Hammers a specialty.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
Forsaith & Co., Manchester, N. H., & 207 Centre St., N. Y. Bolt Forging Machines, Power Hammers, Comb'd Hand Fire Eng.
"Scientific American, Vol. XLIII.--No. 1. [New Series.], July 3, 1880" by Various
These may seem to be the most important parts of the machine, but here and there throughout this great machine are little screws and bolts.
"Plain English" by Marian Wharton
I saw one that was at least a month old jump up before a mowing-machine and bolt across the field.
"A Watcher in The Woods" by Dallas Lore Sharp
Was it by her connivance that the steel bolt in my machine had been withdrawn, and one of wood substituted?
"The Zeppelin Destroyer" by William Le Queux
The bolt and nut works produced 1000 kegs of finished track bolts per month, besides machine bolts.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson

In news:

What does a shop do with a workpiece that needs machining but can't be toe-clamped, bolted, chucked or held in a conventional vise.
Why spend thousands of dollars on a precision machined engine block, crank and pistons, just to bolt on a set of unported cylinder heads with mismatched port volumes and rough wall surfaces.
The front mounting surface for the third members is made of hefty 3/8-inch plate and then machined, drilled, and tapped for mounting bolts.
For machine safety – let's see the hands for everyone who's familiar with current " nuts and bolts " for compliance.
Nuts and bolts of machine safety.
It can be combined with an integrated or in-line rail -hole drill machine for bolted joints at the rail ends and with in-feed and out-feed material handling systems.
Designed to increase the versatility of standard 4" and 6" vises, TalonGrip is a simple bolt-on system that allows users to perform aggressive machining operations while clamping on as little as 0 060.

In science:

The “challenge of architecture and algorithms” refers to the nuts and bolts of getting highquality implementations to run rapidly on machines, e.g., given architectural constraints imposed by communication and memory hierarchy issues or the existence of multiple processing units on a single chip.
Computation in Large-Scale Scientific and Internet Data Applications is a Focus of MMDS 2010