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Definition of the noun adz

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noun - plural: adzes

  1. an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: adze
    • more generic term: edge tool = any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge


Adz a.k.a. Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport is the main airport in the archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, which is able to receive large aircraft, to accommodate a number of seasonal and charter flights to and from different parts of the Americas and Europe.

  • also known as Gustavo Rojas Pinilla Airport
  • part of Colombia


  1. Adz a.k.a. Amin Ali is an actor.
  2. Adz a.k.a. Adam J. Yeend is an Australian actor/producer best known for his roles in Offing David, Liz & Dick and Holding the Man, and producer of the 2014 feature film Lust for Love. He was born in The Blue Mountains, Australia and resides in Los Angeles.


ADZ is a musical group.

  • albums: "Odz 'n' Sodz", "Piper at the Gates of Downey", "Transmissions From Planet Speedball", "American Steel"


Adz is a fictional character from the 2012 film I, Anna.


"Adz" is a composition.


  1. Adz is a file format.
  2. Adz a.k.a. Adzera Language is an human language.

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Google previewMaterial Culture from Prehistoric Virginia (2009)

by William Hranicky

The adz is an implement that has a narrow cutting bit that is beveled with one flat face. It is a long narrow tool that usually has a thick cross section. It is not usually grooved; however, grooving does occur. Specimens do occur with one irregular ...

Google previewGroundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Ancient World (2003)

by Robert E. Krebs, Carolyn A. Krebs

The adz is a tool that is used ...

Google previewThe American Produce Review (1903)

An adz is an excellent tool for this work. Leave at least a six inch space around the whole body of ice and fill in solidly with sawdust, fine shavings or fine straw. Pack this in as you put in your ice, cover top of ice with twelve or eighteen inches of ...

Google previewAn Analytic Dictionary of the English Etymology (2008)

An Introduction by Anatoly Liberman

derives several European words for ax and, hesitatingly, adz(e) from the same root. CEDEL calls adz(e) a borrowing from Old French, but adesa existed in Old English before the Norman Conquest, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

The adz is also used, though rarely, as a weapon; and among certain savage tribes adzes of hard stone are richly adorned for ceremonial uses.-~Holl0W Will a tool with a curved blade used in chamferlng the chine of' n cask on the inner side.

Google previewComparative Austronesian Dictionary (1995)

An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon

lemon NEN gumed MAD raba KAU sokol KIR te nei *BAL goduh *TOL polamut MSH pat SAS rawa BUA *PON lépwel GOR wopalo *ADZ tamut *WLE ...

Google previewThe desk Standard dictionary of the English language, designed to give the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, and etymology of about 83,000 words and phrases in the speech and literature of the English-speaking peoples (1922)

by James Champlin Fernald, Frank H. Vizetelly

adz. 2. Carpenters- proper names and deny- adz 3 sculptors" adz. atives ax. For words not found under se, as aegis, JSolian, ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

adz. cong' ruously.

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Transportation Policy ADVON advanced echelon ADW air defense warnings ADWC air defense warning condition ADZ amphibious defense zone AE aeromedical evacuation; assault echelon; ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2Z10

The value of this 3-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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