chisel

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈtʃɪzəl/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
chisel

Plural
chisels

A wood chisel
  1. A chisel is a cutting tool consisting of a slim and sharp metal block and a wooden handle.


Verb[change]

Plain form
chisel

Third-person singular
chisels

Past tense
chiseled

Past participle
chiseled

Present participle
chiseling

Plain form
chisel

Third-person singular
chisels

Past tense
chiselled

Past participle
chiselled

Present participle
chiselling

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you chisel something, you use a chisel to cut or shape it.
    She chiseled a sculpture out of a wooden block.