• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tool-stock (Mach) The part of a tool-rest in which a cutting tool is clamped.
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In literature:

He tool a dollar with him and invested a part of it in a stock of dailies.
"Paul the Peddler" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
By that time I had got together a pretty good lot and bought stock and tools.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
Farming stock was exempted in 1833, and workmen's tools in 1860.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
He compared the plans he suggested for the office supplies stock room, with the "tool crib" in the factory.
"Certain Success" by Norval A. Hawkins
Their arrangements were soon made, tools and implements, stock and animals, provisions and necessaries all procured.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
You see we are already getting a stock of tools.
"The Lion of Saint Mark" by G. A. Henty
Keep my share of the stock and tools; it ain't worth bothering about.
"A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland
A stock of tools, &c. Also, the fixtures, machinery, &c., required to carry on a business.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Perhaps 5% for the live stock and 10% for the machinery and tools will be a fair deduction.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
He found among the fragments a chisel, dropped, no doubt, from the carpenter's box, and which he added to his little stock of tools.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
A carpenter's stock was valued at a shilling, and consisted of five tools.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
This tool is considered superior to a hollow mill whenever a fair amount of stock must be removed.
"Turning and Boring" by Franklin D. Jones
They needed more tools and live-stock, doubtless, but is that the whole story?
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
COMMON USES: Plane stocks, shoe lasts, tool handles, chairs.
"Wood and Forest" by William Noyes
He also engaged to furnish provisions, tools etc., and take his pay in stock.
"History of American Socialisms" by John Humphrey Noyes
It is used for tool handles, walking-sticks, and whip-stocks.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The whole stock of a carpenter's tools was valued at one shilling.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
They contained merely a good stock of food, and a few simple mining tools.
"Samba" by Herbert Strang
It is said he owns 20,000 acres of land, and all the necessary stock and tools to work so large a tract.
"Diary of an Enlisted Man" by Lawrence Van Alstyne
Laurence O'Toole, both by father and mother, came of the noblest stock of Leinster.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy

In news:

In light of the stock-market meltdown, HR leaders are turning to new products and tools designed to strengthen defined-contribution plans.
Seattle officials want to green up their building stock, and one of their tools is implementing a Living Building Challenge pilot program that would allow construction of buildings taller than the present height limits in certain areas.
There are cheaper ways to buy quality stock than with bar codes on it, but you'll have to tool up to make the most of those savings.
Illinois Tool Works Loses its CEO -- the Rising-Dividend Stock David Speer Leaves Behind.
For things mechanical, he uses the tools from his well-stocked garage.
Bats Global Markets, a Lenexa-based electronic stock exchange operator, on Monday released a series of risk management tools to member investors aimed at maintaining orderly trading.
Mastercam X6 enhancements, extensions include stock recognition, tool-axis control, and more.
USA TODAY has added a daily crossword puzzle and financial tools, including portfolios and stock tracking, to its free app for the iPad.
Pep Boys stocks PayAnywhere professional grade mobile point-of-sale tool.
Chefs these days stock all sorts of high-tech tools, from liquid nitrogen to $500 blenders.
Your favorite cook might have a well-stocked kitchen, but there is always a new and improved gadget, tool or food to buy.
Pep Boys stocks PayAnywhere professional grade mobile point-of-sale tool.
ROMNEY/RYAN CAMPAIGN GEAR September 12, 2012 Stock up on poll-boosting tools.
A roughing tool is used to remove stock rapidly without regard for the surface finish.
The LMT Standard Patrol rifle from Lewis Machine & Tool Company features a Gen 2 collapsible stock and an overall length of 32.5 inches with the stock collapsed and 35.5 inches with the stock open.

In science:

Therefore, it is an appropriate time to take stock of the tools that are now available, assess their value to astronomers, and look ahead to future techniques for visualising datasets of increasing complexity.
Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation
Complicating factors involved the time to deliver stock and the batch size for orders. The small single sheet system was developed by the first author in Microsoft Excel using the plug-in tool described.
Investigating the Potential of Test-Driven Development for Spreadsheet Engineering
Analogously, in Finance, quantifying the strongest interconnections among a set of market stocks can suggest good strategies to balance a given portfolio , thus it is important to have a quantitative tool to group together different stocks or, at least, to detect a limited set of possible dynamical connections.
A Reconstruction algorithm for an unknown network
Using trade as a method to increase one’s stock of money is an inadequate use of the tool and so is lending money in order to receive an interest.
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory
Another tool of monetary policy to influence money market is determination of the constant part of the money stock MS by central bank.
Can We Explain Unexpected Fluctuation of Long-Term Real Interest Rate?