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ferrule meaning

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WFerrule
  • A ferrule (a corruption of Latin viriola "small bracelet", under the influence of ferrum "iron") is a name for types of objects, generally used for fastening, joining, sealing or reinforcement.
  • Most ferrules consist of a circular clamp used to hold together and attach fibers, wires, or posts, generally by crimping, swaging, or otherwise deforming the ferrule to permanently tighten it onto the parts that it holds.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en ferruled
    2. en ferrules
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    Meaning of ferrule for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "ferrule" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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