GRE Word List

CHISEL

a metal tool with a sharpened edge at one end used to chip, carve, or cut into a solid material (such as wood, stone, or metal)

The meaning of the word chisel is a metal tool with a sharpened edge at one end used to chip, carve, or cut into a solid material (such as wood, stone, or metal).

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