die to

dying to (do something)

Eager and excited to do something. The kids were dying to go on another roller coaster. My 16-year-old is just dying to learn how to drive.
See also: dying

die to

Also, be dying to. Long greatly to do something, as in I'm dying to go to Alaska. [c. 1700] Also see die for.
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Controlling flow inside the die to give the desired velocity profile at the die exit; and
Since dies must evenly contact the cutting or striker plate to ensure a clean PET cut and avoid damage, accurate "make-ready" of the die to cutting plate is critical.
The general practice is to lubricate appropriate locations during the shutdown of a die to ensure protection from freeze-up.
Detail maintenance needs to be completed prior to the next run upon die shutdown, making sure to keep the last casting shot with the die to review for visual signs of component wear.
The roll rotation pulls the banked compound in the preform die past the final die to produce the desired shape;
The other almost instantly diverts melt flow from one stationary die to another.