Definition of Cold chisel

1. Noun. Narrow chisel made of steel; used to cut stone or bricks.

Exact synonyms: Set Chisel
Generic synonyms: Chisel

Definition of Cold chisel

1. Noun. a narrow chisel, made of hardened, tempered steel, used for cutting stone etc ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cold Chisel

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cold chisel (current term)
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Literary usage of Cold chisel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"Tempering a cold chisel.—When properly hardened, the faces of the chisel are rubbed ... Tempering a cold chisel in One Heat.—In practice, a cold chisel is ..."

2. Trade Tests: The Scientific Measurement of Trade Proficiency by Mrs Daisy Rogers Chapman, James Crosby Chapman, ( (1921)
"How far back should a cold chisel be hardened? i8. What is the proper temper color for a cold chisel? Why? i9. Is a chisel harder or softer than a file? ..."

3. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell (1868)
"The cold chisel (fig. 4) is employed for cutting off metallic masses for assay. It should be five or six inches long, and about half an inch wide, ..."

4. I. C. S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks Prepared for the Students by International Correspondence Schools (1905)
"Among the chisels commonly used by the fitter are the cold chisel, the cape chisel, the round-nose chisel, the diamond-nose chisel, the floor chisel, ..."

5. Machine Shop Practice: A Manual for Apprentices and Journeyman Machinists by William J. Kaup (1914)
"... CHIPPING The flat cold chisel; its shape. Economic angle for the chisel. Value and correct use of the facet as a guide. Straight versus curved edge. ..."

6. Farm Blacksmithing: A Textbook and Problem Book for Students in Agricultural by John Frank Friese (1921)
"cold chisel How to Make the cold chisel 1. Shape the end as shown in the drawing, Plate 27. ... See "Hardening and Tempering the cold chisel," page 87. ..."

7. Forge-practice (elementary) by John Lord Bacon (1906)
"The cold chisel is generally made a little thicker in the blade than the hot chisel, ... The cold chisel holds its temper; but, from contact with hot metal, ..."

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