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AMF: American Machine and Foundry was the original name for the acronym. AMF made the first automatic pinsetter and now is one of the big two bowling firms in the country along with Brunswick. Th . . . View Full Definition
Chamfer: The bevel or angular surface cut on the edge or a corner of a machined part.
AMF 3 Dot: A hard rubber ball popular in the old days. It was solid black with three white dots above the bridge. Often used by bowlers to describe how a shot hit the pins if the reaction is poor. i.e. . . . View Full Definition
Aquifer: An underground water-bearing layer of rock, including gravel and sand, that will yield water in usable quantity. Aquifers are sources of water for wells and springs.
Brunswick: One of the big two bowling firms in the country along with AMF. They have a full line of capital equipment and playing equipment for the bowler.
Rating Curve: A plot that shows the relationship between the stage and discharge (streamflow) of a specific stream at a specific location. It is customary to plot stream stage on the y-axis of the plot an . . . View Full Definition