Anvil

Definition of Anvil

An´vil
n.1.An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped.
2.(Anat.) Anything resembling an anvil in shape or use.
To be on the anvil
to be in a state of discussion, formation, or preparation, as when a scheme or measure is forming, but not matured.
- Swift.
v. t.1.To form or shape on an anvil; to hammer out; as, anviled armor.

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Eustachian tube, alembic, auditory apparatus, auditory canal, auditory meatus, auditory nerve, auditory ossicles, auditory tube, auricle, basilar membrane, bony labyrinth, caldron, cauliflower ear, cochlea, conch, concha, crucible, drumhead, ear, ear lobe, eardrum, endolymph, engine, external ear, hammer, incus, inner ear, lathe, lobe, lobule, lug, machine, malleus, mastoid process, melting pot, middle ear, mortar, motor, organ of Corti, outer ear, oval window, perilymph, pinna, retort, round window, secondary eardrum, semicircular canals, shell, stapes, stirrup, test tube, transducer, transformer, tympanic cavity, tympanic membrane, tympanum, vestibule
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