Definition for tooling (2 of 2)
- a pistol or gun.
- a pickpocket.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of tool
SYNONYMS FOR tool
Related formstool·er, nountool·less, adjectivemul·ti·tool, nounun·tooled, adjective
Examples from the Web for tooling
He keeps the papal Mercedes parked in the Vatican garage and insists on tooling around Rome in well-worn 1984 Renault.
Bear in mind that Russian calf is used for tooling and stamping, and ooze cow or calf for perforated designs.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
When all free gold is rubbed off, the finisher can see where the tooling is imperfect.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell
There is a great variation in the costs given for tooling concrete.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
If many books are sent to the same binder, however, suggestions on finish and tooling may very well be made.Book Repair and Restoration|Mitchell Buck
It may be compared to the tooling of a book-cover, both in the method of producing it, and in its effect.Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering|Edward Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for tooling (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tooling (2 of 2)
- an implement, such as a hammer, saw, or spade, that is used by hand
- a power-driven instrument; machine tool
- (in combination)a toolkit
- any of the instruments used by a bookbinder to impress a design on a book cover
- a design so impressed