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Parts of tools

attachment

noun

a special tool that you can fix to a machine or piece of equipment to make it do a particular job

bit

noun

a tool or part of a tool used for cutting or making holes in things

blade

noun

the thin sharp part of a knife, tool, or weapon that cuts things

brace

noun

a part of a tool called a brace and bit, used especially in the past for making holes in things. You usually use a drill now instead.

bristle

noun

one of the many stiff fibres or short pieces of wire or plastic in a brush

broomstick

noun

the long wooden handle of a broom

the business end

noun

the part of a tool, piece of equipment, or weapon that does the main work

butt

noun

the end of the handle of a gun or tool

chuck

noun

the part of a drill or lathe (=tools for cutting) that holds the bit (=the part that does the cutting) and keeps it steady

claw

noun

a curved end on a tool or machine, used for pulling or picking things up

edge

noun

the sharp side of a blade or tool that is used for cutting things

fire irons

noun

tools that you use for putting pieces of coal or wood onto a fire

jig

noun

a piece of equipment that holds something in a fixed position so that you can work on it with a tool such as a drill

prong

noun

a long sharp point, especially one of the points on a fork

razor blade

noun

a thin flat blade with a very sharp edge, used in a razor

rose

noun

a circular piece with a lot of small holes that is put on the end of a hose or watering can

shaft

noun

the handle of a tool

shank

noun

the long thin straight part of an object such as a key or a tool

sheath

noun

a cover used for carrying a knife or a sword

tine

noun

one of the long pointed parts on a fork or a rake

tooth

noun

one of a row of narrow pointed parts that form the edge of a tool or machine

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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