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Definition of "tool-box" [tool-box]

  • Any box which is used to contain workmen's tools. (noun)
  • An English term for the holder of the steel cutting-tool on the carriage of machine-tools, such as lathes, planers, shapers, slotters, etc. It is often used to cover all parts having a feed-function above the saddle which runs on the ways of the bed of the machine. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tool-box" in a sentence
  • "Putting one more tool in a tool-box that no one was using would have been great politics, but it would not have prevented the crisis from unfolding the way it did."
  • "In the tool-box by the drum he found an old monkey-wrench and a short bar of iron, also a coil of fairly new Manila rope."
  • "It never considered the pre-existence of the tool-box genes, thus had no classification under either RM or NS to account for this reality."