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Stanley knife

Saltos de línea: Stan|ley knife
Pronunciación: /ˈstanlinʌɪf
 
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Definición de Stanley knife en inglés:

sustantivo

British trademark
A utility knife with a short, strong replaceable blade.
Example sentences
  • He had a Stanley knife and two craft knives in his tackle box.
  • She told her husband what was happening, describing how the terrorists had knives and box-cutters - small pocket blades similar to Stanley knives.
  • We chased him but then he turned around to face us and pulled out a Stanley knife and slid the blade forward.

Origen

late 19th century: named after the manufacturer, The Stanley Rule and Level Company (now The Stanley Works).

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