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English noun: countersink

1. countersink (artifact) a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface

Broader (hypernym)hole

2. countersink (artifact) a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole

Synonymscounterbore, countersink bit

Broader (hypernym)bit

English verb: countersink

1. countersink (contact) insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bury, sink

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