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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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tool

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

down tools: see down.

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tooling

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 20 words.

Any of the different types of cutting tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures employed in the manufacture of a component.

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Tooling

Edited by Gerald Ward.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles. 86 words.

Any work or ornamentation carried out with tools. The term is widely used, from the process of smoothing and finishing

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Tooling

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 89 words.

Any work or ornamentation carried out with tools. The term is widely used, from the process of smoothing and finishing a stone block with a chisel (see Stone (i), §II) to removing the...

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Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 29 words.

Any small tool that can be used for forming, shaping, making holes, texturing, and setting out that is not machine-operated;

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Tool

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 412 words.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California,

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in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 308 words.

Today the architect’s principal tool is the computer. A century ago it was the pen or pencil, aided by a

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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Tools

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

About 3500 bce, Egyptian metalworkers discovered the way to smelt copper ore and cast copper into sizeable and useful metal tools. At first, small adze blades, chisels, and ax heads ...

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tools

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Today the architect’s principal tool is the computer. A century ago it was the pen or pencil, aided by a parallel motion, ruler, and other drawing equipment. Five centuries ago ...

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