Definition of drop-forged in English:



  • (of a metal object) made by forcing hot metal into or through a die with a drop hammer.

    ‘a precision drop-forged wrench’
    • ‘This hammer was 24 ounces and sold for $13.80 in April 1937 (compared to $1.20 for the top of the line drop-forged steel No.312 ball peen hammer).’
    • ‘A 1/2-inch, drop-forged eyebolt from the hardware store screwed through the limb and secured with a round washer and nut should prove strong enough to hold the tire and its cargo.’



/ˈdräpˌfôrjd/ /ˈdrɑpˌfɔrdʒd/