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See definition of chisel on Dictionary.com
  • nounshaping tool
  • verbcut, wear away

synonyms for chisel

  • blade
  • knife
  • adze
  • edge
  • gouge
See also synonyms for: chiseled
  • carve
  • hew
  • sculpture
  • shape
  • incise
  • sculpt
  • roughcast
  • roughhew
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First, researchers must use hammers and chisels to break off pieces of packrat tar.
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Their tools included a chisel and a green plastic rake that Péray had appropriated from his children’s sandcastle equipment.
THE CRYSTAL HUNTERS OF CHAMONIXSIMON AKAMJUNE 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Before modern machinery, sledgehammers, wedges and chisels were the only tools available.
HIKING ALONG VIRGINIA’S AQUIA CREEK AND FINDING HISTORY A STONE’S THROW FROM HOMEWALTER NICKLINAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A compact ice chisel should always be a part of your backpacking gearThe best ice pick for backpacking trips should have a foldable, portable design or be part of a set of foldable tools that are both durable and lightweight.
BEST ICE PICK: A VERSATILE WINTER TOOL FOR CAMPING AND MOREPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Stick to the basics and get a toolbox that includes a good utility knife or rotary cutter, a diamond chisel, a scratch awl, needles, and thread.
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David might have looked this ripped, I mused to myself euphorically, had Michelangelo wielded a better chisel.
DID THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL RUIN MY BODY?GRAYSON HAVER CURRINJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He stood up, crowbar in hand, and inserted the chisel blade of the implement between the edge of the door and the doorcase.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The round form of many of the latter is especially remarkable: they almost seem to have been cut out with a chisel.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
At length, it was proposed by Dan Tyron to send for the stone cutter, and get him to cut them out of the wall with a chisel.
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Jones then went aft to a locker near the stern, whence he returned with a mallet and chisel, and went below.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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