Savor the perfectly pitched ear required to turn a simple phrase like “a dumpling, some knurled pouch of gristle.”
Ennis, tensing to spring toward Ruth, saw the two priests at the gray mechanism swiftly turn the knurled black knobs.
This head may be secured in any desired position by means of a knurled thumb nut.
Upon its circumference is a knurled or milled nut c, which is threaded internally to receive the threaded wings of the bush b.
To operate d it is knurled or milled at g, or it may have pin spanner holes as at h.
The handle, Fig. 36, clamps over the knurled part of the frame for use in small, deep holes.
The knurled cap D tightens the split chuck in order to hold the measuring rod firmly.
The blade is clamped in position by the knurled nut N at the back, and can be thus adjusted to any angle.
On the disk are two projections KK, which are knurled, thus providing a grip when operating the tool.
A knurled locking nut is also provided for holding the scriber in any fixed position.
"hard excrescence," c.1600, probably a diminutive of Middle English knor "knot" (c.1400), related to gnarl, from Proto-Germanic *knur- (cf. German knorren "a knotty excrescence"). Related: Knurly.