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noun 
  1. A hand tool used to prepare a workpiece prior to drilling a hole. It typically compresses and then suddenly releases a spring, creating a small indentation that, in turn, guides and centers the drill.
  2. The indentation left by such a tool.
verb 
  1. To prepare a workpiece for drilling by using a centerpunch to create an indentation.
  2. To place something directly in the middle.
Etymology: From center + punch


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