collet

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French.

Noun[edit]

collet (plural collets)

The silver ring with nubs, which holds the sapphire, is the collet.
  1. A band, flange, ferrule, or collar, usually of a hard material, especially a metal.
    That collet can handle upto 3/8-inch bits.
  2. In particular, the rim (of a ring) within which a jewel is set. Compare bezel.
    There is an almost invisible collet that secures the stone to the ring.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

collet (plural collets)

  1. Alternative form of colet.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From col +‎ -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

collet m (plural collets)

  1. (obsolete) collar
  2. snare, noose
  3. (short) cape
  4. (dentistry) neck (of tooth)
  5. (botany) neck

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin collum (neck) (modern co) +‎ -et.

Noun[edit]

collet m (plural collets)

  1. collar
  2. oarweed (Laminaria digitata, Laminaria saccharina)