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adapter a device or part that adapts a machine or tool to a different use. [1/2 definitions]
adz an axlike tool with a curved, sharp-edged head set crosswise to the handle, used for shaping large pieces of wood.
arbor2 the shaft or axis which turns or supports a rotating cutting tool such as a lathe.
auger a tool used by carpenters for boring holes in wood.
Australopithecine a tool-making primate of an extinct genus of hominids that inhabited eastern and southern Africa.
awl a small, sharply pointed tool used to make holes in leather, wood, or the like.
ax a heavy cutting tool with a blade mounted at the end of a long handle, used esp. for chopping wood. [1/4 definitions]
barehanded without any sort of aid in hand, such as a weapon or tool. [1/2 definitions]
bezel the slanted or beveled edge of a cutting tool such as a chisel. [1/2 definitions]
billhook a sharp curved or hooked tool used for pruning, cutting, and clearing brush.
bit1 the pointed tool that is fastened into a drill head for boring or drilling. [1/5 definitions]
bodkin a small tool with a sharp point for punching holes in cloth or leather. [1/3 definitions]
bore1 to make (a hole) through or in with a drill or similar tool. [2/7 definitions]
boring1 the act or process of making a hole or other opening with a drill or similar tool. [1/3 definitions]
brace a tool used for holding and turning wood-boring bits. [1/10 definitions]
brace and bit a drilling tool that consists of a drill bit rotated by a handle or brace.
broach a tapered tool for making, shaping, or enlarging holes; gimlet. [2/7 definitions]
bur in medicine and dentistry, a tool for cutting away matter from bones or teeth. [1/3 definitions]
burin a pointed tool with a round handle, used for engraving metal or carving stone.
CAT scan a cross-sectional image formed by a computerized combination of x-rays taken along a selected axis of the body, used as a diagnostic tool in medical treatment; computerized axial tomography scan.
cat's-paw a person exploited by another as a tool or dupe, esp. to do something illegal or risky. [1/2 definitions]