HyperDic: hand_tool

English > 1 sense of the expression hand tool:
NOUNartifacthand toola tool used with workers' hands
English > hand tool: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tool used with workers' hands.
Partshandle, grip, handgrip, holdThe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
NarrowerawlA pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
bevel, bevel squareA hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
bill, billhookA long-handled saw with a curved blade
bodkin, threaderA blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
bodkinA small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric
crank, starterA hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
dibble, dibberA wooden hand tool with a pointed end
fileA steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces
float, plasterer's floatA hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
graver, graving tool, pointel, pointrelA tool used by an engraver
gutterA tool for gutting fish
hammerA hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
hand shovelA shovel that is operated by hand
marlinespike, marlinspike, marlingspikeA pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)
miter box, mitre boxhand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
openerA hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
palletA hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay
pestleA club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
pickA thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material
pincer, pair of pincers, tweezer, pair of tweezersA hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
pipe cutterA hand tool for cutting pipe
pitchforkA long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking planeA carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
pliers, pair of pliers, plyersA gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
plumber's snake, snake, augerA long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
plunger, plumber's helperhand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber / rubber suction cup at one end
ravehookA hooked hand tool used to prepare the seams of a boat for oakum
sandblasterA tool that throws out a blast of steam laden with sand
sawhand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
scraperAny of various hand tools for scraping
screwdriverA hand tool for driving screws / screws
shovelA hand tool for lifting loose material
soldering ironA hand tool with a heatable tip
spatulaA hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
spreaderA hand tool for spreading something
squareA hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles
straightedgehand tool consisting of a flat rigid rectangular bar (metal or wood) that can be used to draw straight lines (or test their straightness)
tire iron, tire toolhand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel
trowelA small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade
weeder, weed-whackerA hand tool for removing weeds
wire stripperA hand tool used by electricians to remove insulation from the cut end of an insulated wire
wrench, spannerA hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Spanishherramienta de mano
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