Meaning of center punch

cen'ter punch"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a punch for making shallow indentations in metal work, as to center drill bits.

cen•ter•punch

Pronunciation: (sen'tur-punch"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to mark with a center punch.
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