brace and bit


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brace and bit

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(Tools) a hand tool for boring holes, consisting of a cranked handle into which a drilling bit is inserted
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Noun1.brace and bit - a drill consisting of a bit and a brace to hold and turn it
bitstock, brace - a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
drill - a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
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brace and bit

ntrapano a manubrio
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Using a brace and bit is as simple as lining up the bit, holding the head steady in one hand--if possible against the body--and turning the brace with the other hand, as if cranking an old-fashioned ice cream freezer.