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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A chisel with a longitudinal curved blade, used to cut holes, channels, or grooves in wood or stone.
2. A form of wear in resilient floor coverings which is accompanied by removal of material and penetration considerably below the immediate floor surface.
parting tool, V-tool
A narrow-bladed hand tool having a V-shaped gouge; used in woodworking for cutting grooves, in wood turning, or for cutting pieces in two.
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