verb (used with object), drop-forged, drop-forg·ing. Metalworking.
- to form in a drop forge.
- a device for making large forgings in which a heavy object is allowed to fall vertically upon a piece of work placed on an anvil or between dies.
- Also called: drop hammer a device for forging metal between two dies, one of which is fixed, the other acting by gravity or by steam or hydraulic pressure
verb drop-forge (tr)
- to forge (metal) into (a component) by the use of a drop forge