Definition of nail set in English:

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nail set

(also nail punch)

noun

A tool hit with a hammer to sink the head of a nail below a surface.
Example sentences
  • Once every thing is dry, use a nail set and counter sink these below the surface.
  • Use a nail set and hammer to drive all nails slightly below the surface.
  • To drill through the tile you will need a hammer, a nail set, an electric drill and a masonry bit a little larger than the diameter of the screws you use.

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