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gimlet

(gĭm`lĭt): 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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gimlet

[′gim·lət]
(design engineering)
A small tool consisting of a threaded tip, grooved shank, and a cross handle; used for boring holes in wood.

gimlet

A small tool with a pointed screw at one end; used to bore small holes in wood by turning it with one hand.

gimlet

1. a small hand tool consisting of a pointed spiral tip attached at right angles to a handle, used for boring small holes in wood
2. a eucalyptus of W Australia having a twisted bole
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Vick says that what sets Gimlet apart from the competition is that it focuses on ease of use, particularly in setting up the system for librarians.
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For clarification, the nomenclature is as follows: The SA-16 Gimlet has the Russian designation of 9K310 for the overall complex (including launcher) and 9M313 for the missile, and carries the common name "Igla-l.
Kingsley is the perfect, blood-curdling, psycho, oozing menace, erupting into violent anger and skewering everyone with cold, gimlet eyes.
It's somewhat larger than a gimlet," I said, taking the dictionary up to her and reading aloud.
The analogies in these anatomical lists are usually interpreted as examples of Rabelais's comic invention - "His lobes are like a gimlet [tirefond]," "His liver like a double axe," "His feet like guitars" - but Fontaine shows how they reflect contemporary medical learning, which relies upon similar analogies.
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The hushed voice, the white hair, gimlet eyes and gentle-mannered approach mark him out as a living legend.