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Synonyms for trepan

a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull


Related Words

a drill for cutting circular holes around a center

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cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery

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Trepan tools are most often are used where the hole-length-to-hole-diameter ratio is up to about four times.
Dad didn't get to enjoy the euphoria of victory that day as Trepan was disqualified at a later date having failed dope tests both at Sandown and in his previous race, the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Past experience has told Cecil that older horses are best suited to the Group 1 contest, and though he trained the three-year-old Wollow to win in 1976, he was awarded the prize only on the disqualification of Trepan.
Wollow had a little help from the stewards, though, as the Francois Boutin-trained Trepan had passed the post two lengths clear as a worthy winner.
Craven and Shavlik (Craven & Shavlik, 1996) have developed algorithm TREPAN generating a tree of decisions, approximating behavior of the trained neural network.
His English had not improved much since the time when Trepan had been disqualified from both the Prince of Wales's Stakes and the Eclipse Stakes in 1976.
announces the new Laserdyne Model 450 5-axis laser system designed specifically for precision percussion and trepan drilling of turbine engine blades, nozzle guide vanes, shrouds, and similar size components.
Javah Rajah was disqualified, Breasley was fined Ff20,000, and Tikkoo expressed the view, felt privately by others, that the French simply wanted revenge after Trepan had been disqualified for failing drugs tests after finishing first in the Prince of Wales's Stakes and the Eclipse.