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tools, plural;
  1. Impress a design on (leather, esp. a leather book cover)
    • - volumes bound in green leather and tooled in gold
  2. Dress (stone) with a chisel

  3. Equip or be equipped with tools for industrial production
    • - the factory must be tooled to produce the models
    • - they were tooling up for production
  4. Drive or ride in a casual or leisurely manner
    • - tooling around town in a pink Rolls-Royce
  1. A device or implement, esp. one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function
    • - gardening tools
  2. A thing used in an occupation or pursuit
    • - computers are an essential tool
    • - the ability to write clearly is a tool of the trade
  3. A person used or exploited by another
    • - the beautiful Estella is Miss Havisham's tool
  4. A piece of software that carries out a particular function, typically creating or modifying another program

  5. A distinct design in the tooling of a book

  6. A small stamp or roller used to make such a design

  7. vulgar. A man's penis

  8. derogatory. A dull, slow-witted, or socially inept person

  1. drive; "The convertible tooled down the street"
  2. an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  3. instrument: the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
  4. creature: a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
  5. furnish with tools
  6. cock: obscene terms for penis
  7. A tool is a device that can be used to produce or achieve something, but that is not consumed in the process. Colloquially a tool can also be a procedure or process used for a specific purpose. ...
  8. Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1990. Since their inception, the band's line-up has included drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones, and vocalist Maynard James Keenan. ...
  9. A programming tool or software development tool is a program or application that software developers use to create, debug, maintain, or otherwise support other programs and applications. ...
  10. "Tool" is a 7" single by Baboon that was released in 1993 on Silver Girl Records. Side A is 33rpm while side B is 45rpm.
  11. (Tooling) A machine tool is a powered mechanical device, typically used to fabricate metal components of machines by machining, which is the selective removal of metal. ...
  12. A mechanical device intended to make a task easier; equipment used in a profession, e.g., tools of the trade; Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means; A piece of software used to develop software or hardware; A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, ...
  13. (TOOLED) either the smoothing of a coin's fields to remove scratches, corrosion, and other forms of damage or the restoration of lost details through use of a graver or knife.
  14. (Tooled) Term used in reference to the engraving of a coin, usually outside the Mint, in an effort to artificially enhance a coin’s appearance and value.
  15. (Tooled) To work (stone) with tools to a shape.
  16. (Tooling) The operation of pressing in and striking a sealant in a joint to press the sealant against the sides of a joint and secure good adhesion; the finishing off of the surface of a sealant in a joint so that it is flush with the surface.
  17. (Tooling) The decoration of leather bindings.
  18. (tooling) the act of compacting and contouring a material in a joint.
  19. Tooling is the heart of any broaching process. The broaching tool is based on a concept unique to the process - rough, semi-finish, and finish cutting teeth combined in one tool or string of tools. A broach tool frequently can finish-machine a rough surface in a single stroke.
  20. (18. Tooling) All right, title and interest to means of manufacture, and fixtures and tools required for the performance of work ordered by Purchaser, belong to 3M. ...
  21. (TOOLING) A term that applies to those mechanical parts that vary according to product. Usually refers to the AUGER/FUNNEL combination with any TERMINATION, and the types of SIDE KNIFE and MID STIRRER.
  22. (TOOLING) Compressing and shaping the face of a mortar joint with a special tool other than a trowel.
  24. (TOOLING) The molds and fixtures used to produce a composite article. Tooling may be made of any suitable material, including composites.
  25. (Tooling) Our in-house tool design and build capability accommodates a full range of requirements, from punch press dies to CNC forming, welding, inspection, and assembly tooling / fixtures. Customer volume, lead-time, and budget dictate the most appropriate tooling technique employed.