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Definition of chisel verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

chisel

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈtʃɪzl//
 
[transitive, intransitive] chisel (something) (+ adv./prep.)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chisel
 
he / she / it chisels
 
past simple chiseled ()chiselled
 
-ing form chiseling ()chiselling
 
 
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to cut or shape wood or stone with a chisel A name was chiseled into the stone. She was chiseling some marble. a temple chiseled out of solid rock
NAmE//ˈtʃɪzlər//
 
noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: chisel

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