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tooling

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈtuːlɪŋ/ PRODUCTION
a set of equipment used for a particular purpose: The factory needs to invest in expensive new tooling to produce the new design. They supply precision tooling for the bodywork of sports cars.
the process of getting, making, or using the right equipment for a particular purpose: The company has experienced tooling difficulties on its latest products. Three automotive tooling shops have recently gone out of business.
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