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Chisel in   /tʃˈɪzəl ɪn/   Listen
Chisel in

Break into a conversation.  Synonyms: barge in, break in, butt in, chime in, cut in, put in.

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"Chisel in" Quotes from Famous Books

... it is sharpened. In grinding the bevel, the chisel must be held so that the cutting edge will be parallel to the axis of the emery wheel. The wheel should be about 6" in diameter as this will leave the bevel slightly hollow ground. Cool the chisel in water occasionally when using a dry emery. Otherwise the wheel will burn the chisel, taking out the temper; the metal will be soft and the edge will not stand up. Care should be exercised that the same bevel is kept ...
— A Course In Wood Turning • Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers

... occupations. He had a set of little tools, and saws of various sizes, manufactured by himself. With the aid of these, Isaac contrived to make many curious articles, at which he worked with so much skill, that he seemed to have been born with a saw or chisel in his hand. ...
— True Stories from History and Biography • Nathaniel Hawthorne

... lanes, where carpenters, at work with plane and chisel in their shops, tossed the light shaving straight upon the water, where it lay like weed, or ebbed away before me in a tangled heap. Past open doors, decayed and rotten from long steeping in the wet, through which ...
— Pictures from Italy • Charles Dickens

... a block of granite in front of the upper sheds, flourishing a small chisel in one hand and addressing the men, a number of whom had stopped work to listen to him. At sight of Richard they made a show of handling their tools, but it was so clear something grave was going to happen that the pretense fell through. They remained motionless, resting on their ...
— The Stillwater Tragedy • Thomas Bailey Aldrich

... mallet down and took the chisel in both hands, and he leaned over the square hole and made the sides ...
— The Doers • William John Hopkins

Words linked to "Chisel in" :   break up, cut off, interrupt, disrupt, cut in

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