Translation of tool in Spanish:


instrumento, n.

Pronunciation /tuːl//tul/


  • 1

    instrumento masculine
    (workman's etc) herramienta feminine
    garden tools herramientas de jardinería feminine
    • they are the tools of his trade son sus herramientas de trabajo
    • the use of unemployment as a political tool el uso del desempleo como instrumento político
    • With the number of different tools used in this trade, knowledge of when and how to use the many implements is vital.
    • He said items such as sports equipment and gardening tools become items of interest for potential thieves.
    • This way of life was to change when metal became available for making tools and implements, in the latter part of the third millennium BC.
    • There were hundreds of devices and tools inside the huge building.
    • These tools may have functioned as hafted knives or scrapers.
    • Implements, tools, and equipment should be cleaned of soil and root debris before moving them to non-infested fields.
    • As well as advice on how to deal with bogus callers, securing property and the home, there will be tips on safeguarding gardening tools and machinery.
    • Each year a number of new gardening tools and gadgets become available.
    • The divers teamed up in groups of two or three, and each group carried with them cutting tools and lift bags.
    • And I got to use large numbers of power tools for a bit, which is always good.
    • Dad had to borrow money to buy a set of tools for his apprenticeship.
    • As well as financial contributions, the group is urging volunteer gardeners to come forward or offer donations of gardening tools and equipment.
    • Next day I turned up again by taxi, carrying my bag of bike tools, and got out, prepared for a sweating quarter of an hour mending a bike when I should have been at work.
    • A number of tools were stolen from sheds and the vandals uprooted vegetables and plants, throwing them around.
    • Clean and store outdoor lawn and patio furniture, gardening tools and barbecue equipment.
    • These products are household items such as kitchen appliances, gardening tools and children's toys.
    • The company is involved in the manufacture of pocket knives and cutting tools for DIY and gardening.
    • There will be exhibitors offering garden furniture, pots, wickerwork, gardening tools and implements old and new, wrought ironwork and various craft stalls.
    • Most rusty implements, tools and hooks can be restored to almost their original form by simply leaving them in plain white vinegar for several hours.
    • There are loads of gardening gadgets and new tools around to tempt the unwary shopper, but in my view most of these novelties will not stand the test of time and you would be unlikely to find them still in use by this time next year.
  • 2slang

    verga feminine vulgar slang
    polla feminine Spain vulgar slang
    pija feminine River Plate vulgar slang
    pico masculine Chile vulgar slang

transitive verb

  • 1

    (pattern/mold) hacer
    (pattern/mold) fabricar
    • Houdini's diaries took up an entire shelf - about a dozen volumes, each boxed in an expensive leather slipcase, gold tooled - a treasure surely worth a few hundred thousand dollars.
    • This sounds like such an esoteric topic, yet in fact it follows a long period during which patrons and collectors sought out and valued decorated leather bindings tooled in gold and blind impressions.
    • He'd traded his breeches and tunic for finely tooled black leather - the working garb of an Assassin.
    • Franklin has tooled the design himself: a rectangle within a rectangle within a rectangle of gold, the inner and the middle joined at the corners with floral rolls.
    • Some bikes had tooled leather offices attached to the handlebars.
    • It's really a beautiful little piece of work, bound in leather that's been tooled with a lovely design of roses and vines.
    • First came a wonderfully tooled pair of soft doe-skin boots, delicate enough to wear with nice dresses, but sturdy enough to wear in everyday use.
    • The saddle my mare wore was plain, while his had tooled designs cut into the leather of it.
    • Each cluster is made up of circular grapes of fiery black opals and delicately tooled gold leaves covered in translucent green enamel, spaced equally along the chain.
    • Long gone are the tooled finishes from hand-held chisels that could render differences in texture across the face of a stone block, or from one stone to the next.
    • Just pop those finely tooled leather suitcases in the back and point her in the general direction of somewhere hot and expensive.
  • 2

    (leather) trabajar
    (leather) labrar
    (leather) estampar