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power tool

a tool powered by an electric motor or a gasoline engine.
Origin of power tool
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for power tool
  • Special attention toward hand and power tool safety is necessary in order to reduce or eliminate these hazards.
  • The rotation of the power tool replaces the motions necessary with the manual wire brush.
  • For instance, you should pack a cordless power tool in a protective case, with a trigger lock engaged.
British Dictionary definitions for power tool

power tool

a tool powered by electricity
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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power tool


An extremely hardworking student: power tools cramming all night

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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