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  1. tool
    IPA[to͞ol]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. impress a design on (leather, especially a leather book cover):

      volumes bound in green leather and tooled in gold
    • 2. equip or be equipped with tools for industrial production:

      the factory must be tooled to produce the models they were tooling up for production
    • 3. drive or ride in a casual or leisurely manner:

      tooling around town in a pink Rolls-Royce
      Synonym : drive, bowl, ride, motor, travel, spin
    • 4. dress (stone) with a chisel.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: tool, plural noun: tools

    • v.: verb: tool, 3rd person present: tools, gerund or present participle: tooling, past tense: tooled, past participle: tooled

    • noun

      a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function:

      a thing used to help perform a job:

    • verb

      impress a design on (leather, especially a leather book cover):

      equip or be equipped with tools for industrial production:

    • noun

      a tool held in the hand and operated without electricity or other power.
    • noun

      a person who directs the drilling on an oil rig.
    • noun

      a nonportable power tool, such as a lathe or milling machine, used for cutting or shaping metal, wood, or other material.
    • noun

      any tool with a sharp cutting edge.
    • noun

      the post of a machine tool which holds a cutting tool steady.
    • noun

      a tool held in the hand and operated without electricity or other power.
    • noun

      hard steel of a quality used for making cutting tools.
    • noun

      a person who directs the drilling on an oil rig.
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