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chisel

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtʃɪz.əl/
a tool with a long metal blade that has a sharp edge for cutting wood, stone, etc.

chisel

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈtʃɪz.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to use a chisel: She chiselled a figure out of the marble.
Translations of “chisel”
in Arabic إزميل…
in Korean 정…
in Malaysian pahat…
in French ciseau…
in Turkish keski, iskarpela…
in Italian scalpello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑿子, 鏨子…
in Russian стамеска, резец…
in Polish dłuto…
in Vietnamese cái đục…
in Spanish cincel…
in Portuguese cinzel…
in Thai สิ่ว…
in German der Meißel…
in Catalan cisell…
in Japanese (木や石を彫る)のみ…
in Indonesian pahat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凿子, 錾子…
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