There are 2 translations of chisel in Spanish:

chisel1

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪzəl/

n

  • (for stone) cincel (m); (for wood) formón (m), escoplo (m)
    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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There are 2 translations of chisel in Spanish:

chisel2

vt ( (BrE) -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 granito
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    • 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.
    1.2
    (chiseled past p)
    his finely chiseled features sus finamente cincelados or dibujados rasgos
  • 2 (cheat) [slang/argot] to chisel sb out of sth birlarle or (Col tb) tumbarle algo a algn [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.