What does cutting tool mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cutter, cutlery, cutting tool(noun)

    a cutting implement; a tool for cutting


  1. Cutting tool

    In the context of machining, a cutting tool is any tool that is used to remove material from the workpiece by means of shear deformation. Cutting may be accomplished by single-point or multipoint tools. Single-point tools are used in turning, shaping, plaining and similar operations, and remove material by means of one cutting edge. Milling and drilling tools are often multipoint tools. Grinding tools are also multipoint tools. Each grain of abrasive functions as a microscopic single-point cutting edge, and shears a tiny chip. Cutting tools must be made of a material harder than the material which is to be cut, and the tool must be able to withstand the heat generated in the metal-cutting process. Also, the tool must have a specific geometry, with clearance angles designed so that the cutting edge can contact the workpiece without the rest of the tool dragging on the workpiece surface. The angle of the cutting face is also important, as is the flute width, number of flutes or teeth, and margin size. In order to have a long working life, all of the above must be optimized, plus the speeds and feeds at which the tool is run.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cutting tool in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cutting tool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Lisa Jackson:

    Tungsten from the iPhone alert module can be used to make a precision cutting tool and the silver from the motherboard can be used in a solar panel, ultimately our goal is to create breakthroughs that allow us to use high-quality materials in our own products.

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