hand tool


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Noun1.hand tool - a tool used with workers' handshand tool - a tool used with workers' hands  
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
bevel square, bevel - a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
threader, bodkin - a blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
bodkin - a small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric
crank, starter - a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
dibber, dibble - a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
plasterer's float, float - a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
graver, graving tool, pointel, pointrel - a tool used by an engraver
gutter - a tool for gutting fish
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
hand shovel - a shovel that is operated by hand
marlinespike, marlingspike, marlinspike - a pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)
miter box, mitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
opener - a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
pallet - a hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay
pestle - a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
pick - a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
pair of pincers, pair of tweezers, pincer, tweezer - a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
pipe cutter - a hand tool for cutting pipe
pitchfork - a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
pair of pliers, pliers, plyers - a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
auger, plumber's snake - a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
plumber's helper, plunger - hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains
ravehook - a hooked hand tool used to prepare the seams of a boat for oakum
sandblaster - a tool that throws out a blast of steam laden with sand; used to clean or grind hard surfaces
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
scraper - any of various hand tools for scraping
screwdriver - a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
shovel - a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
soldering iron - a hand tool with a heatable tip; used to melt and apply solder
spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
spreader - a hand tool for spreading something; "he used his knife as a spreader"
square - a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"
straightedge - hand 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 tool - hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
trowel - a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
weed-whacker, weeder - a hand tool for removing weeds
wire stripper - a hand tool used by electricians to remove insulation from the cut end of an insulated wire
spanner, wrench - a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
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