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trowel

1. any of various small hand tools having a flat metal blade attached to a handle, used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
2. a similar tool with a curved blade used by gardeners for lifting plants, etc.
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trowel

[′trau̇l]
(design engineering)
Any of various hand tools consisting of a wide, flat or curved blade with a short wooden handle; used by gardeners, plasterers, and bricklayers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trowel

trowel
A flat hand tool having a broad steel blade; used to apply, spread, and shape plaster or mortar or to impart a relatively smooth surface to concrete floors and other unformed concrete surfaces in the final stages of finishing operations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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