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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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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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tool

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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tools

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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tools

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Extensions of the human hand to do productive work, either by making humanly impossible tasks possible or manual tasks easier. Tools are typically material objects, such as hammers, but may...

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tooling

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A term with a variety of related meanings. It can generally refer to the finishing of a piece of sculpture, for example squaring and smoothing a stone with a broad chisel or removing the...

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Tools

Luigi Boitani, Cheryl S. Asa and Axel Moehrenschlager.

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

June 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 9872 words.

This chapter focuses on the rapidly evolving canid conservation tools that use recent advances in several fields of conservation biology and take into account sociological aspects. It...

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Tools

Melchisedec TÖrÖnen.

in Union and Distinction in the Thought of St Maximus the Confessor

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 8954 words.

Describes Maximus' life and his place within the intellectual world of the Late Antiquity. It examines the logical tools Maximus makes use of in his theology, such as the Porphyrian Tree...

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bending tool

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. 9 words.

A hand-operated tool used to bend pipes.

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social tools

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 12 words.

1. See social media tools.

2. (STs) See social technologies.

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tool pad

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. 22 words.

A combination tool capable of holding various fittings and tools, such as saws, awls, screwdrivers, and sockets.

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flexible tooling

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 60 words.

1. A term for common magazines for holding tools that may be used on a number of machine tools.

2.

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blind tooling

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

In bookbinding, the technique of impressing an ornamental design without gilding; if gold is applied the technique is called ‘gilt tooling’ or ‘gold tooling’.

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jointing tool

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. 52 words.

1. A tool used to join two components.

2. A hand-held tool used to produce a *bucket-handle joint in

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