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tool
American English: /tul/
British English: /tuːl/

Translation of tool in Spanish:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (shape)
    (mold/pattern)
    1.2 (decorate)
    Example sentences
    • It's really a beautiful little piece of work, bound in leather that's been tooled with a lovely design of roses and vines.
    • Houdini's diaries took up an entire shelf - about a dozen volumes, each boxed in an expensive leather slipcase, gold tooled - a treasure surely worth a few hundred thousand dollars.
    • Franklin has tooled the design himself: a rectangle within a rectangle within a rectangle of gold, the inner and the middle joined at the corners with floral rolls.
    Example sentences
    • Long gone are the tooled finishes from hand-held chisels that could render differences in texture across the face of a stone block, or from one stone to the next.

Phrasal verbs

tool up

verb + adverb
(instalar la maquinaria necesaria para una operación determinada)

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