from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A handle used to secure and turn a drilling or boring bit; a brace.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Hand tool which consists of a crank which holds a fitted rotating drill bit tip, designed to bore holes in rigid materials, by cutting a disc in a spiral fashion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stock or handle for holding and rotating a bit; a brace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
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