An instrument such as a hammer, saw, plane, file, and the like, used in the manual arts, to facilitate mechanical operations; any instrument used by a craftsman or laborer at his work; an implement; as, the tools of a joiner, smith, shoe-maker, etc.; also, a cutter, chisel, or other part of an instrument or machine that dresses work.
Hence, any instrument of use or service.
A person used as an instrument by another person; -- a word of reproach; as, men of intrigue have their tools, by whose agency they accomplish their purposes.
A cursor for performing tasks, such as drawing or translation, in the HyperChem workspace. Tool icons are in a column at the left of the workspace.
an object that appears to have been created for a specific purpose.
Any object that is used.
A screwdriver or other object which may be used to operate a screw, latch or similar fixing means.
a material object in which are crystallised not actions or goals, but modes and operations
A machine for cutting or shaping materials; -- also called machine tool.
The "mold" from which the part is made.
In injection molding, the term sometimes used to describe the mold.
a ummmmm "love machine"
One of a generalized type of small useful modular programs, made to work together in a conceptually unified way so as to provide maximum flexibility, power, and ease of operation. Part of the Software Tools philosophy, instantiated most thoroughly in Unix.
a software application that automatically produces or modifies a work product. For example, a word processor, a CASE tool, a compiler, etc.
See: application extension
A programmme to create, modify, or analyse other software. More specifically, a Unix application program with a simple interface designed for use with other tools.
A device or process that is used to do some kind of work. A handheld calculator is a tool for doing mathematics accurately and quickly. The Tools of Aeronautics (CFD, Wind Tunnel Testing, Flight Simulation and Flight Test) are processes that use special devices to perform research in aeronautics.
a device designed to perform a set of very particular functions
a device, such as a saw, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work
a device that magnifies effort for increased efficiency
A button in a program like Paint that changes the behavior of the pointer. For example, the text tool in Paint changes the pointer to draw a box for writing text in the picture.
a bitmap which can either be a button (there is no 'state', it just generates an event when clicked) or it can be a toggle
a shortcut button, usually shown on a bar near the top of a window, that provides quick access to a commonly used command
or button bar A portion of the screen (in some applications) that contains buttons for common commands.
a dead thing, and there can be no relationship with that which is dead
a particular thing, but it is more than a particular thing, since it is a thing in which a connection, a sequential bond of nature is embodied
a person or thing to be used for what you need
a terrible thing to waste
To drive, as a coach.
To travel in a vehicle; to ride or drive.
drive; "The convertible tooled down the street"
a handy software package that allows you to format the drive as well as configuring it as a boot device
Device for use in, or attachment to, production machinery that is for the assembling of materials or the working of materials by turning, milling, grinding, polishing, drilling, punching, boring, shaping, shearing, pressing or planing.
It is a device to use for either the production of machinary or the assembling of materials or the working of materials by turning, milling, grinding, polishing, drilling, punching, boring, shaping, shearing, pressing or planing.
Refers not only to cutting dies but also other mechanicals such as cylinders, sheeters, blades, punches, etc.
The term for the opposing surface which is used to grind against a mirror blank while shaping the blank's surface.
A mean to do something within the charter of a study
No, not something like a hoe or an ax. Someone who studies like there is no tomorrow -- often the night before a test or a paper.
a fairly large, heavy, shining block of metal that looks like something from Cyberdyne Systems