Meaning of drop forge

drop' forge"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Metalworking. Metalworking.
  1. a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies. Also called


Pronunciation: (drop'fôrj", -fōrj"), [key]
— -forged, -forg•ing.
  1. to form in a drop forge.
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