- (for stone) cincel (masculine); (for wood) formón (masculine), escoplo (masculine)More example sentences
- They would also have used tools such as planes, axes, adzes, draw knives, wedges, knives, chisels, hammers, mallets, awls, gouges, and spoon augers (a type of drill).
- This type of leather craft involves hand tools like a chisel and hammer to create intricate designs.
- Carpenters had mallets, hammers, drills, chisels, scrapers, planes, and copper saws at their disposal.
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vt ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)
- 1 1.1 [stone] cincelar; [wood/metal] labrar, tallar; [groove/slot/inscription] grabar, cincelar the statue was chiseled out of granite la estatua estaba esculpida en granitoMore example sentences1.2
(chiseled past participle of/participio pasado de)his finely chiseled features sus finamente cincelados or dibujados rasgos
- Way back in the early days of the last century it was chiselled into shape in Pairc Mor Wood or Garrdha Chill.
- Two huge standing Buddhas were chiselled into the cliff more than 1,500 years ago in the central Bamiyan Valley on the ancient Silk Route linking Europe and Central Asia.
- Then he chips and chisels the block, carving out the small figurines.
- 2 (cheat) [slang/argot] to chisel sb
out ofsth birlarle or (in Colombia also/en Colombia también) tumbarle algo aalgn [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- On our job the pay rate for new construction was significantly higher than for repairs, so the company chiseled us by classifying everything as repairs.
- Do you think you can chisel me out of a fortune and then prance over here and try me on like a secondhand suit?
- Remember, if you to try to chisel me here I'm gonna slice you up.