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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tailstock \Tail"stock`\, n.
The sliding block or support, in a lathe, which carries the
dead spindle, or adjustable center. The headstock supports
the live spindle.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that
slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is
locked into position to support the free end of the
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