hand tool


noun

any tool or implement designed for manual operation.

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Definition for hand tool (2 of 2)

hand-tool
[ hand-tool ]
/ ˈhændˌtul /

verb (used with object)

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Example sentences from the Web for hand tool

  • In many cases their families require support, and they the hand-tool or other skill with which to support them.

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  • Go get from the barn the pliers, the hand-tool that pinches.

    Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang
  • Whatever the cause, the result did not persist long as a guide to hand-tool design.

  • This quest motivated three centuries of toolmakers and brought vitality to hand-tool design.