edge tool

noun

Definition of edge tool

: a tool with a sharp cutting edge

Examples of edge tool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bring the short, wispy hairs forward with the bristles of a double-sided edge tool. Chelsea Hall, Marie Claire, "Oh, Baby!," 5 Oct. 2020 Smith urged lawmakers to develop federal regulations for facial recognition tools, adding to the growing pressure from Big Tech on Congress to replace a patchwork of state and local legislation with a nationwide law covering the cutting-edge tool. Clare Duffy, CNN, "Microsoft president calls for federal regulation of facial recognition technology," 18 June 2020 In addition to Ross’s favorite new hair gel, PATTERN will also be launching styling tools and additional accessories, including an edge tool, a hair pick and a wide-tooth comb. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "Tracee Ellis Ross’s Second PATTERN Collection Is A Love Letter To Our Hair," 17 June 2020 In the future, the field of synthetic biology aims to do just that: using cutting-edge tools like CRISPR-Cas, researchers hope to engineer improved probiotic strains. Molly Glick, Popular Science, "Google results for probiotics are totally unreliable," 15 Jan. 2020 Any potential solution, like one proposed in 2018 that uses cesium gas, must combine extremely high-level knowledge of multiple disciplines and cutting-edge tools like supercooling and antimatter beams. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Physicist Believes He Has What It Takes to Make a Gamma Ray Laser," 9 Dec. 2019 Baumgartner and the other researchers drilled into the rock to take samples and examined them using a variety of cutting-edge tools and techniques, including high-powered electron microscopy, spectroscopy and isotope analysis. Fox News, "Scientists find the 'smoking gun,' signs of life from 3.5B years ago," 26 Sep. 2019 The sea creatures’ five razorlike teeth (above) are self-sharpening—and a new study suggests scientists may be able to harness this power to make cutting-edge tools that rarely require extra honing. Eva Frederick, Science | AAAS, "Rock-munching sea urchins have self-sharpening teeth," 18 Sep. 2019 How an artist who proudly self-identified as a painter may have used these cutting-edge tools is the question the curators have sought to answer. Richard B. Woodward, WSJ, "‘Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting’ Review: An Unclear Creative Influence," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of edge tool

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2020

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“Edge tool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edge%20tool. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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