Back Rake

Business / Machine Shop / Back Rake: The angular surface ground back from the cutting edge of cutting tools. On lathe cutting tools the rake is positive if the face slopes down from the cutting edge toward the shank and negative if the face slopes upward toward the shank.

Other Words for Back

Back Adverb Synonyms: to or toward(s) the rear, rearward(s), backward(s), away
Back Verb Synonyms: invest in, wager or bet on
Back Adjective Synonyms: rear, service, servants'
Back Noun Synonyms: backside, rear, dorsum
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Other Words for Rake

Rake Verb Synonyms: scrape, comb, scratch, grate, graze
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Side Rake

Business / Machine Shop / Side Rake: That surface which slopes to the side of the cutting edge. It may be positive or negative and is combined with the back rake. See rake. MORE

Integrated Brakes

Technology / Motorcycle / Integrated Brakes: Integrated Brakes are used on motorcycles to link together the front and rear brakes. Many inexperienced riders in panic situations tend to overuse the rear (foot) brake. This causes skidding and poss MORE

Holding Back

Entertainment / Photography / Holding Back: 1. Shortening the development time given to film to help reduce image contrast. 2. Method of decreasing exposure given to selective areas of the print. Also referred to as dodging. MORE

Kickback

Entertainment / Bowling / Kickback: Vertical division boards between the sides of the lanes at the pit end. On many hits the pins can bounce off the kickbacks and knock down more pins; see also sidewalls. Variations: Loose kickback mean MORE

Kickbacks

Entertainment / Bowling / Kickbacks: The dividers between lanes; so called because pins often kick back off a divider to knock other pins downs. MORE

Limitation On Sale-And-Leaseback

Business / Finance / Limitation On Sale-And-Leaseback: A bond covenant that restricts in some way a firm's ability to enter into sale-and-leaseback transactions, financing techniques that could affect creditor thinness.. MORE

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