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ALL meanings of chisel

chis·el
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  • countable noun chisel A chisel is a tool that has a long metal blade with a sharp edge at the end. It is used for cutting and shaping wood and stone. 3
  • verb chisel If you chisel wood or stone, you cut and shape it using a chisel. 3
  • noun chisel a hand tool for working wood, consisting of a flat steel blade with a cutting edge attached to a handle of wood, plastic, etc. It is either struck with a mallet or used by hand 3
  • noun chisel a similar tool without a handle for working stone or metal 3
  • verb chisel to carve (wood, stone, metal, etc) or form (an engraving, statue, etc) with or as with a chisel 3
  • verb chisel to cheat or obtain by cheating 3
  • noun chisel a hand tool with a sharp, often wedge-shaped, blade for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc., specif., such a tool that is driven with a mallet or hammer 3
  • intransitive verb chisel to cut or shape with a chisel 3
  • intransitive verb chisel to take advantage of by cheating, sponging, etc. 3
  • intransitive verb chisel to get (something) in this way 3
  • noun chisel tool 1
  • transitive verb chisel use tool 1
  • transitive verb chisel cheat, swindle 1
  • noun chisel Cut or shape (something) with a chisel. 1
  • noun chisel a wedgelike tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade, often made of steel, used for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc. 1
  • noun chisel chisel plow. 1
  • noun chisel (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Caelum. 1
  • verb with object chisel to cut, shape, or fashion by or as if by carving with a chisel. 1
  • verb with object chisel to cheat or swindle (someone): He chiseled me out of fifty dollars. 1
  • verb with object chisel to get (something) by cheating or trickery: He chiseled fifty dollars out of me. 1
  • verb without object chisel to work with a chisel. 1
  • verb without object chisel to trick; cheat. 1
  • noun Technical meaning of chisel (language)   An extension of C for VLSI design, implemented as a C preprocessor. It produces CIF as output. 1
  • noun chisel Gravel. 0
  • noun chisel (chiefly in the plural) Coarse flour; bran; the coarser part of bran or flour. 0
  • noun chisel A cutting tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal with a sharp wedge or bevel formed on one end. It may be provided with a handle at the other end. It is used to remove parts of stone, wood or metal by placing the sharp edge against the material to be cut and pushing or pounding the other end with a hammer, or mallet. 0
  • verb chisel (Intransitive Verb) To use a chisel. 0
  • verb chisel (Transitive Verb) To work something with a chisel. 0
  • verb chisel (Intransitive Verb) INF To cheat, to get something by cheating. 0
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