flat chisel


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flat chisel

[¦flat ′chiz·əl]
(design engineering)
A steel chisel used to obtain a flat and finished surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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