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  • Info A chisel is a tool with a characteristically shaped cutting edge (such that wood chisels have lent part of their name to a particular grind) of blade on its end, for carving or cutting a hard material such as wood, stone, or metal by hand, struck with a mallet, or mechanical power. more...
  • The chisel dropped from his hand, and he stood looking at his daughter. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
  • When chiseling it is well to stand so as to look along the line being cut. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • From this time forward he never once turned over the chisel to a relief. Cited from Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War, by Various
  • The single was released in more countries than any other by Cold Chisel.
  • His face had taken on a chiseled appearance, as if it had been cut in stone. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • But when they all lay still and quiet he took up his ice chisel and was ready for work. Cited from Winter Adventures of Three Boys, by Egerton R. Young
  • So I called him, and gave him the chisel, and after a while went down. Cited from The English Gipsies and Their Language, by Charles G. Leland
  • When without its flowers, it looks more like a piece of chiselled stone than a living plant. Cited from Cactus Culture For Amateurs, by W. Watson
  • Chisel thus, and thus alone, If to man you'd change the stone. Cited from Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry, by Thomas Davis
  • "How are you taking him?" he asked, getting to work with a chisel. Cited from Punch, Vol. 146, January 21, 1914, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The stones contain only one cut surface, upon which human figures have been chiseled.
  • The stones contain only one cut surface, upon which human figures are chiseled.
  • It is then removed, its base or neck being divided by means of the chisel. Cited from Manual of Surgery, by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • His clear eyes chiselled into those of the boy and dominated him. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • His features were clear cut, as if they had been chiseled in marble. Cited from Virgie's Inheritance, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • They work with some twenty common iron chisels at hand, which after a very few turns are good for nothing. Cited from Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology, by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  • In use, the chisel is forced into the material to cut it.
  • In order to leave a smooth surface the chisel must be very sharp. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • Time has struck his chisel into every inch of the structure. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • Three years had now elapsed without any production coming from his chisel.
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Synonyms of chisel

Meaning of chisel

  • noun An edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb Carve with a chisel
    chisel the marble