power tool

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n power tool a tool driven by a motor
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Usage

In literature:

It was, therefore, settled that powerful tools were to be provided, tools able to tear open any strong-box in the world.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
Gesture and pantomime are too powerful tools in education to be used carelessly.
"The Tree-Dwellers" by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
His tool had turned against him, and he was in the power of his nephew.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
They were among the tools with which business forged the chains of its power.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
We are the tools of powers beyond us.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
This was a powerful tool, much too powerful to allow it to be used indiscriminately.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
I daresay he had other men in his power like that, men whom he thought he might wish to make his tools at one time or other.
"The House by the Lock" by C. N. Williamson
He dropped his tools and hurried to the power house.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The force that uses these tools is the power of falling water, represented by the current of the stream.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
On one side were some powerful winches and a large assortment of tools.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
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In poetry:

"See, I have sinews powerful,
And I've endurance, subtle skill,--
Yet may not use them at my will,
But live a master's tool.
"A Fellow Slave" by Morris Rosenfeld
Folly's minion, Fashion's fool,
Mad Ambition's restless tool!
Slave of passion, slave of power,
Fly, ah fly! this tranquil bower!
"Inscription In A Beautiful Retreat Called Fairy Bower" by Hannah More

In news:

Art is a powerful, although often-ignored, tool in hotel design.
A new software tool derived from virtual reality is helping Building Teams use the power of BIM models more effectively.
Most of the knives, power tools, scissors, etc.
Knives, power tools, baseball bats.
Founded in 2001, the company initially was selling its batteries mostly to run power tools.
With the evolution of cellphones from an expensive curiosity reserved for the rich to a ubiquitous tool woven into the fabric of today's communications, they have become a powerful little black box in everyone's purse or pocket.
Beware these powerful socialist tools.
He was, instead, a fictional character created by Roman emperors seeking to cultivate religion as a tool more powerful than war.
Tools for caregivers The Snohomish County Family Caregiver Support Program plans a free, six-week course, "Powerful Tools for Caregivers ," to run 1:30-4 pm Wednesdays, Jan 16-Feb 20.
Bosch Power Tools added a plunge base, model PR011, for its Colt palm router.
Add digital and events to that mix, and you have a powerful set of tools to help area businesses grow.
The next generation of the Benchmarking Your Business Report gives contractors a powerful planning tool.
MegaSoft announces the release of the new and updated IncrediMail to Outlook Converter, a fast and powerful tool for IMM to PST conversion .
The Grammy-winning band sued the companies in June, claiming they used the band's music to sell pizza and power tools.
Bosch Power Tools Vibration Control technology on its two new 1-5/8-in.
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In science:

Recently random matrices were used as a powerful tool in the theory of C ⋆ – algebras by Haagerup and Thorb joersen [HT].
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
Without the powerful tool of supersymmetry it is difficult to give rigorous arguments.
Bosonic M Theory
Duality is a powerful tool for analyzing dynamical aspects of field theories and string theories.
Duality Cascade and Oblique Phases in Non-Commutative Open String Theory
Identifiers are a powerful tool for communication within and between communities.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Thus, we have shown explicitly that the dHvA effect in the vortex state can be a powerful tool to probe the average gap along the extremal orbit.
Theory of de Haas-van Alphen Effect in Type-II Superconductors
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