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countersink

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Etymology

from counter + sink

Noun

Singular
countersink

Plural
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countersink ({{{1}}})
  1. a conical recess, typically machined around a hole to admit a screw so that it sits flush with a surface.

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Verb

Infinitive
to countersink

Third person singular
countersinks

Simple past
countersank

Past participle
countersunk

Present participle
countersinking

to countersink (third-person singular simple present countersinks, present participle countersinking, simple past countersank, past participle countersunk)
  1. (transitive) to create such a conical recess.

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