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power tool

A tool that receives power other than from one's hands to operate, typically electricity. Make sure you keep your power tools locked up and out of sight of the children. If you're looking for something to get your aunt for Christmas, you can never go wrong with a good power tool. I think she's been eyeing up a new belt sander.
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power tool

n. a student who studies most of the time. (An elaboration of tool.) Willard is a power tool if there ever was one. Studies most of the night.
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Electric power tools. This is the dominant category, accounting for 73 percent of all power tool shipments in both 1999 and 2004, with the share projected to rise slightly to 74 percent in 2009.
US POWER & HAND TOOL DEMAND (million dollars) % Annual Growth Item 1997 2002 2007 02/97 07/02 Power & Hand Tool Demand 10115 12100 15400 3.6 4.9 Power Tools: 5890 7240 9500 4.2 5.6 Electric Tools 4330 5435 7200 4.7 5.8 Other Power Tools 1560 1805 2300 3.0 5.0 Hand Tools 4225 4860 5900 2.8 4.0 [c] 2003 by The Freedonia Group, Inc.
"So we decided to make power tools that were more like housewares, that looked nice, were comfortable to hold, more fun and easy to use than traditional power tools."
"Consumers shy away from powered kitchen gadgets for the same reasons they shy away from power tools -- they think they are expensive and complicated to use, and they don't like the clutter of keeping plugged-in products on the countertop."
Corman Construction's choice to complete the project with the dustless power tool system was justified when air sampling results came back at two to three micrograms per cubic meter, far below both OSHA's Permissible Exposure Limit of 50 [[micro]gram]/[m.sup.3] and the action level of 30 [[micro]gram]/[m.sup.3] per eight-hour exposure limits.
By catering their product selection and even store hours to this customer base, Gemmen's Home & Hardware has built a loyal following among power tool users.
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show that more than 80 percent of consumer power tool purchases happen in physical stores.
FEIN POWER TOOLS UK says as an inventor of the electric power tool, it is proud to have served British industrial workers for 30 years.
Browns General Trading Division, the leading provider of world-renowned high-quality hardware solutions to Sri Lanka, ceremonially opened their first flagship store in the heart of Colombo recently, in a bid to provide the customers with easier access to a wide range of internationally acclaimed power tool equipment brands.
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