Definition of Tool. Meaning of Tool. Synonyms of Tool

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Definition of Tool

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Tool Tool (t[=oo]l), v. i. [Cf. Tool, v. t., 2.] To travel in a vehicle; to ride or drive. [Colloq.] Boys on their bicycles tooling along the well-kept roads. --Illust. American.
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Tool Tool, v. t. [imp. & p. p. tooled; p. pr. & vb. n. tooling.] 1. To shape, form, or finish with a tool. ``Elaborately tooled.' --Ld. Lytton. 2. To drive, as a coach. [Slang, Eng.]
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Tool Tool, n. [OE. tol,tool. AS. t[=o]l; akin to Icel. t[=o]l, Goth. taijan to do, to make, taui deed, work, and perhaps to E. taw to dress leather. [root]64.] 1. An instrument such as a hammer, saw, plane, file, and the like, used in the manual arts, to facilitate mechanical operations; any instrument used by a craftsman or laborer at his work; an implement; as, the tools of a joiner, smith, shoe-maker, etc.; also, a cutter, chisel, or other part of an instrument or machine that dresses work. 2. A machine for cutting or shaping materials; -- also called machine tool. 3. Hence, any instrument of use or service. That angry fool . . . Whipping her horse, did with his smarting tool Oft whip her dainty self. --Spenser. 4. A weapon. [Obs.] Him that is aghast of every tool. --Chaucer. 5. A person used as an instrument by another person; -- a word of reproach; as, men of intrigue have their tools, by whose agency they accomplish their purposes. I was not made for a minion or a tool. --Burks.

Meaning of Tool from wikipedia

- beings, whose use of stone tools dates back hundreds of millennia, have been observed using tools to make other tools. Early tools, made of such materials...
- A tool is a device that is necessary to, or aids in the performance of an operation. Tool may also refer to: Tool (band), an American rock band Tool, Texas...
- Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles. Formed in 1990, the group's line-up includes vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones and drummer...
- hand tool is any tool that is powered by hand rather than a motor. Categories of hand tools include wrenches, pliers, cutters, files, striking tools, struck...
- Tool steel refers to a variety of carbon steel and alloy steel that are particularly well-suited to be made into tools. Their suitability comes from their...
- A multi-tool (or multitool) is a hand tool that combines several individual functions in a single unit. The smallest are credit-card or key sized units...
- A power tool is a tool that is actuated by an additional power source and mechanism other than the solely manual labor used with hand tools. The most...
- An entrenching tool (U.K.), intrenching tool (U.S.A.), E-tool, or trenching tool is a digging tool used by military forces for a variety of military purposes...
- garden tool is any one of many tools made for gardening and overlaps with the range of tools made for agriculture and horticulture. Garden tools can be...
- Snipping Tool is a Microsoft Windows screenshot utility included in Windows Vista and later. It can take still screenshots of an open window, rectangular...