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tool US English

A device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function

tool US Thesaurus

garden tools

be tooled in tool US English

Impress a design on (leather, especially a leather book cover)

edge tool US English

Any tool with a sharp cutting edge

hand tool US English

A tool held in the hand and operated without electricity or other power

tool post US English

The post of a machine tool which holds a cutting tool steady

tool pusher US English

A person who directs the drilling on an oil rig

tool steel US English

Hard steel of a quality used for making cutting tools

machine tool US English

A nonportable power tool, such as a lathe or milling machine, used for cutting or shaping metal, wood, or other material

retool US English

Equip (a factory) with new or adapted tools

toolbox US English

A box or container for keeping tools in

toolkit US English

A set of tools, especially one kept in a bag or box and used for a particular purpose

tooltip US English

A message that appears when a cursor is positioned over an icon, image, hyperlink, or other element in a graphical user interface

toolshed US English

A one-story structure, typically in a backyard, used for storing tools

tool shed in toolshed US English

A one-story structure, typically in a backyard, used for storing tools

toolmaker US English

A maker of tools, especially a person who makes and maintains tools for use in a manufacturing process

not the sharpest knife in the drawer US English

Lacking intelligence; stupid