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cold chisel

a toughened steel chisel
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cold chisel

[′kōld ‚chiz·əl]
(design engineering)
A chisel specifically designed to cut or chip cold metal; made of specially tempered tool steel machined into various cutting edges. Also known as cold cutter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cold chisel

cold chisel
A chisel with a cutting edge formed of tempered steel; used for cutting metal which has not been softened by heating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If you're smoothing lumps of concrete or cutting a hole through a block wall, then you need a 1-inch-wide "cold chisel" (so called because they're also used to cut cold metal).