3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning. Raising bee, a bee for raising the frame of a building. See Bee. Raising hammer, a hammer with a rounded face, used in raising sheet metal. Raising plate, the plate, or longitudinal timber, on which a roof is raised and rests.
(01 Mar 1998)
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