tooling

  

Definition

Working or manufacturing aids such as cutting tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, jigs, molds, and patterns of a specialized nature which (unless substantially altered or modified) are limited in use to a specific production line or the performance of a specific contract or job.

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  • We were tooling the place and bought a whole bunch of new things like saws and heavy stuff like that.

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  • You need to make sure that you always have the correct tooling to get the job done the right way.

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  • After being rewarded with the largest contract in the business's history, work began immediately to ensure the tooling would be ready to fill the orders by the start date.

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