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Broach

Broach

[brohch]
Broach may mean:

  • Broach (metalworking) A metalworking tool with a series of chisel points mounted on one piece of steel.
  • Broach (sailing) A sudden instability in the heading of a sailboat when sailing downwind.
  • Broach (submarine) Submarines operating submerged are said to have broached the surface when a portion of the ship (such as the sail, bow, or screw) other than a mast or antenna comes out of the water. This is similar in intent, if not in 3-D direction, to the use of broach to describe instability in heading of a sailing ship.
  • BROACH warhead (Bomb Royal Ordnance Augmented CHarge)

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