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tool·ing

 (to͞o′lĭng)
n.
1. Work or ornamentation done with tools, especially stamped or gilded designs on leather.
2. The process of providing a factory with machinery in preparation for production.
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tooling

(ˈtuːlɪŋ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any decorative work done with a tool, esp a design stamped onto a book cover, piece of leatherwork, etc
2. (Tools) the selection, provision, and setting up of tools, esp for a machining operation
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tool•ing

(ˈtu lɪŋ)

n.
1. work or ornamentation done with a tool, as on wood, stone, or leather.
2.
a. the process of equipping a factory with machinery and tools for a particular manufacturing process.
b. a number of tools, as in a particular factory.
[1665–75]
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Translations

tooling

[ˈtuːlɪŋ] N (on book) → estampación f en seco
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tooling

nPunzarbeit f
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