Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: swarf  sworf
  1. The grit worn away from a grindstone
     
  2. The waste chips or filings produced during metalworking
Verb: swarf  sworf
Usage: Brit
  1. (north UK) to grow languid; to faint

Derived forms: swarfs, swarfing, swarfed

Encyclopedia: Swarf