from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chisel made of hardened tempered steel and used for cutting cold metal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a narrow chisel, made of hardened, tempered steel, used for cutting stone etc

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a chisel of peculiar strength and hardness, for cutting cold metal.
  • n. See under Cold, a.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chisel with a cutting edge formed of steel properly strengthened by tempering, for cutting metal which has not been softened by heating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. narrow chisel made of steel; used to cut stone or bricks


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