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Bench

Bench is a heavy metal platform used to restore a vehicle's structural geometry to factory specifications. This is done by securing a portion of the vehicle to the platform, then pulling appropriate areas of the vehicle into place using special clamps, chains and hydraulic winches. This is also referred to as a Frame Machine, Frame Rack or simply Rack.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Bench
- A long seat, differing from a stool in its greater length.
- A long table at which mechanics and other work; as, a carpenter's bench.
- The seat where judges sit in court.
- The persons who sit as judges; the court; as, the opinion of the full bench. See King's Bench.
- A collection or group of dogs exhibited to the public; -- so named because the animals are usually placed on benches or raised platforms.
- A conformation like a bench; a long stretch of flat ground, or a kind of natural terrace, near a lake or river.
2. Bench
- To sit on a seat of justice.
3. Bench
- To furnish with benches.
- To place on a bench or seat of honor.
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