What is the meaning of countersink?

possible profanity


  • A hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface.
  • A bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole.


  • Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink. ).
|7 years ago|1.7k views|share |citing 
APAWordNet. (2010). countersink. Retrieved May 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/countersink/definitions/1202988
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "countersink" http://smartdefine.org/countersink/definitions/1202988 (accessed May 22, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, countersink, Smart Define, viewed 22 May, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/countersink/definitions/1202988>.
MLAWordNet. "countersink" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 May 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/countersink/definitions/1202988>
{ class="autoclick" }next definition (/)