HyperDic: trowel

English > 2 senses of the word trowel:
NOUNartifacttrowela small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade
VERBcontacttroweluse a trowel on
trowel > pronunciation
Soundstraw'wehl
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > trowel: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials.
Narrowerbrick trowel, mason's trowelA trowel used in masonry
garden trowelA trowel used by gardeners
plastering trowelA trowel used to spread and smooth plaster
pointing trowelA trowel used to fill and finish masonry joints with mortar or cement
slickA trowel used to make a surface slick
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishllana, paleta de albañil, paleta
Catalanpaleta d'obrar, paleta
Verbstroweluse a trowel on
English > trowel: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningUse a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdig, delve, cut into, turn overTurn up, loosen, or remove earth
Nounstrowela small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade

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