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  • n. Plural form of tool.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tool.


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  • ; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A recently released study found that rats can be trained to use tools and to understand the tools\' functions.

    Some animals can use tools? Who cares?

  • Now I know a man who is actually _in_ it, and he _says_ -- and he knows this for a _fact_ -- that from the _moment_ when the _first man_ downed tools -- from the very moment when he _downed tools_ ... "

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  • KETTERING, Ohio -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MWV Consumer & Office Products, a division of MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), and leading manufacturer of planning and organizing tools, office products and school supplies, in collaboration with David Allen Company, has developed a line of GTD tools®, inspired by David Allen's bestselling book, "

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  • Members of the administration are making a full court (ph) press to get what it calls the tools it needs to fight the war on terror.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2006

  • Friday, President Bush holds a news conference keeping the pressure on Congress to provide what he calls the tools necessary to protect the American people.

    CNN Transcript Sep 16, 2006

  • The President is now proposing the biggest boost in Pentagon spending in 20 years, more than $48 billion more to pay for what he calls the tools of modern warfare.

    CNN Transcript Jan 29, 2002

  • We need to unleash the power of mainstream financial markets linked to effective community-based partners so that people in distressed communities can have access to what I call the tools of opportunity -- these include access to credit, capital and jobs.

    Message On Unfinished Work Of Building One America

  • But they need what I call the tools of opportunity, and one of those tools is access to credit.

    Remarks By The First Lady At Microenterprise Event

  • The emphasising also the analogies between the development of the organs of our bodies and of those which are not incorporate with our bodies and which we call tools or machines.

    The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

  • "This is just one of what I call the tools in our toolbox," Casillas said of the checkpoints conducted this week. - News


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