ETYM Old Eng. shulder, shuldre, schutder, as. sculdor; akin to Dutch schoulder, German schulter, Old High Germ. scultarra, Dan. skulder, Swed. skuldra.
1. A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula; SYN. shoulder joint, articulatio humeri.
2. The part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.
3. Strip of unpaved land along the side of a road.
4. A cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal.
ETYM Old Eng. shovele, schovele, as. scoft, sceoft; akin to Dutch schoffel, German schaufel, Old High Germ. scovala, Dan. skovl, Swed. skofvel, skyffel, and to Eng. shove. Related to Shove.
1. A small tool for scooping coals or ashes in a fireplace.
2. A tool for lifting loose material consisting of a curved container or scoop and a handle.
3. The quantity a shovel can hold; SYN. shovelful, spadeful.
spatula / spætʃʊlə /
Množina reči spatula je spatulas.
ETYM Latin spatula, spathula, dim. of spatha a spatula: French spatule. Related to Spade for digging.
1. A cooking utensil with a narrow flexible blade.
2. A tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances.
3. Broad thin flexible knife.
ETYM Old Eng. spon, as. spôn, a chip; akin to Dutch spaan, German span, Dan. spaan, Swed. span, Icel. spánn, spónn, a chip, a spoon. Related to Span-new.
1. A piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food.
2. As much as a spoon will hold; SYN. spoonful.
3. Formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face.
trowel / traʊwel /
Množina reči trowel je trowels.
ETYM Old Eng. truel, Old Fren. truele, French truelle, Late Lat. truella, Latin trulla, dim. of trua a ladle.
A small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials.
Or shoulder blade; Large bone forming part of the pectoral girdle, assisting in the articulation of the arm with the chest region. Its flattened shape allows a large region for the attachment of muscles.
Either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings; SYN. shoulder blade, shoulder bone.