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awl:

see drilldrill,
tool used to create a hole, usually in some hard substance, by its rotary or hammering action. Many different tools make up the drill family. The awl is a pointed instrument used for piercing small holes.
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awl

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(design engineering)
A point tool with a short wooden handle used to mark surfaces and to make small holes, as in leather or wood.

awl

A pointed tool used for piercing holes in thin wood, hardboard, etc.

awl

a pointed hand tool with a fluted blade used for piercing wood, leather, etc.
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Among needles, there is a shift from flat bases (Layer 1C), to fully rounded cross-sections similar to thin awls (Layer 1A).
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Use an awl to punch four evenly spaced holes around the top of the basket and the base of the balloon.
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Once on scene, helicopter crew chief Awl Troy Alexander lowered search and rescue swimmer AW3 Nicholas Gibson to the victim.
In her 1997 essays, AWL, Walker comments, beneath a photo of a brush taken by Sue Sellars: "The broom, the pen, and one's body can be used to stir things up" (AWL, 135).
The 54-year-old governor suffered a small scratch on his cheek after being attacked with an awl by 35-year-old Yasumasa Tokutake of Tokyo, police said.
As one who once lectured at Hahvahd University; who has Texas pals who labored in the awl bidness; whose ex-boss from Georgia said he wrote with an ink pin; and whose Canadian mother would go oat for a few minutes, I appreciate and value MDF's words.
She is exceptionally talented awl was an absolute natural from the start," said her coach Mr David Kirby.
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