from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Work or ornamentation done with tools, especially stamped or gilded designs on leather.
- n. The process of providing a factory with machinery in preparation for production.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of tool.
- n. Work or ornamentation done with a tool.
- n. the provision of tools for an industrial process
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Work performed with a tool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Workmanship performed with a tool, as the chisel, graver, chasing-tool, etc.
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Or you might have to chip a little corner off a piece, what we call tooling, with a hammer and chisel, to mold it to fit.
With laser machining today, the requirements for tooling is dramatically reduced.
Destroying tooling is a BAD HABIT that NASA has had since the Saturn V tooling was destroyed to make way for the Shuttle!
There are two companies that have shown interest in tooling up a production facility in Mexico for the manufacture of ICF.
Canada has a strong motor industry, and no time was lost in tooling up this industry for the production of motor transport vehicles which are so essential in modern warfare.
In fact, the tooling is the chief proprietary aspect of the product see Exhibit 2 for VPR2 product information.
Tooling may either be blind tooling, that is, a simple impression of the hot tools, or gold tooling, in which the impression of the tool is left in gold on the leather.
They machine my blanks with our tooling, which is all made to our design, including the drills, reamers, button, so forth, so on.
They get additional tooling, which is closed source, as well as monitoring and management software.
"We're kind of tooling with that and messing with that show so I think when it comes back, it's going to be a little different than what you've seen," he told TVGuide. com in July.
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