verb (used with object), drop-forged, drop-forg·ing. Metalworking.

  1. to form in a drop forge.

noun Metalworking.

  1. 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.


  1. 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)

  1. to forge (metal) into (a component) by the use of a drop forge

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