edge tool


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n edge tool any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Edge tool Any tool or instrument having a sharp edge intended for cutting.
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  • Washington Irving
    “Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.”
  • Agnes Repplier
    “Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt.”
  • Washington Irving
    “A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.”


In literature:

We can make the edges smooth with some of the tools.
"A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia" by Alice Turner Curtis
Fibre is worked like wood, but has the disadvantage of rapidly taking the edge off the tools.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
So Carlos reflected: but he reflected, as well, that he had neither the edge-tool nor the time.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
The next year after this Hartford produced axes and other edged tools.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
But, my dear, discipline is a sharp-edged tool which men do well to let alone, except for children.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
How'd it come there if it wasn't hewn down by men as used edged tools?
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton
One edge of all gouge or fillet impressions can be smoothed down with some such tool as shown in section at B.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Is not this an edge-tool we have got hold of, unawares?
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
When they learned to make sharp-edged tools, they began to use trees.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Look out for nails when using a saw, plane or other edged tool.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John

In news:

Tech, tools, and gear from the cutting edge of style and design.
A special tool pivots to sweep its long cutting edge across the workpiece surface.
Solid Edge v19 includes new SheetMetal tools.
Trenchers are useful tools to install landscape edging or irrigation lines.
The shroud has tool-free adjustment and wheel removal features, as well as a rotating edge door allowing for flush edge grinding .
Must be able to read workbook to follow part specifications, use hand tools to clip off edges, box maker, do own packing work, and small parts assembly, alot of logging of parts made, a lot of inspection work.
Used properly, it is a strategic tool that can increase a company's or a brand's competitive edge and add to its equity by attracting and keeping better talent.
Solid Edge gives you a variety of tools to easily document designs during any stage of the drawing production .
No longer did we have to worry about burning at the grinder, and HSS tools held an edge forever — compared to plain carbon steel, anyway.
The EDGE Stump Removal Bucket attachment is designed for skid-steer loaders as a multi-functional tool for removal of tree stumps and roots, digging ditches or moving and placing rocks.
The tools can also be used to put a radius on the edge of small holes or around the entire surface of a slot.
Solid Edge's XpresRoute environment now includes tools for creating wires, cables, and flexible tubes.
A machine or tool for cutting metal and other material by the closing motion of two sharp, closely adjoining edges.
Unfortunately the metal jaws can be a hazard to edge tools and they can mar the surface of the wood.
A cutting edge tool will automatically permit one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or malware that cause them to malfunction.

In science:

In the last decade, perhaps the most important tool for analyzing the Potts model has been the random-cluster model, which is a kind of edge representation of the Potts model.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
The fact that we have obtained scientifically useful and cutting-edge results is proof that VO tools have evolved beyond the demonstration level to become respectable research tools.
Discovery of optically faint obscured quasars with Virtual Observatory tools
In this context, we have obtained high resolution images of the H2 fluorescent emission which represents a powerful tool for studying the structure of the illuminated gas at the PDR edge.
Density structure of the Horsehead nebula photo-dissociation region
The new properties will be the main tools for our subsequent analyses and allow us to deal with the non-independence of edges.
Logconcave Random Graphs
Using larger samples, edge-on simple disks may be an excellent tool to test the different thick-disk formation theories.
The Edge-On Perspective of Bulgeless, Simple Disk Galaxies