Definition of hand tool in English:

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hand tool


A tool held in the hand and operated without electricity or other power.
Example sentences
  • In the 1980s, Leatherman marketed a multifunction hand tool called the Pocket Survival Tool.
  • But a comparably high level of shock can be produced just by tapping with a hand tool such as a screwdriver, by knocking two drives together, or forcing a drive into its slot.
  • Once the floor is initially screeded (usually with a truss screed), the first hand tool in the superflat process is the saw beam (straightedge with handles).

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