HyperDic: countersink

English > 3 senses of the word countersink:
NOUNartifactcountersinka hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface
artifactcountersink, counterbore, countersink bita bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
VERBcontactcountersink, setinsert / insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
English > countersink: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface.
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Spanishavellanado
Verbscountersinkinsert / insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
English > countersink: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole.
Synonymscounterbore, countersink bit
BroaderbitThe cutting part of a drill
English > countersink: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninginsert / insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymset
Broaderbury, sinkembed deeply
Spanishavellanar, poner
Catalanaixamfranar
Nounscountersinka hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface

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