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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gimlet

A small tool with a pointed screw at one end; used to bore small holes in wood by turning it with one hand.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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