Meaning of swage

swage

Pronunciation: (swāj), [key]
— n., v., swaged, swag•ing.
—n.
  1. a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape.
  2. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc.
  3. See
—v.t.
  1. to bend or shape by means of a swage.
  2. to reduce or taper (an object), as by forging or squeezing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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