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gim•let



Pronunciation: (gim'lit), [key]
n.
1. a small tool for boring holes, consisting of a shaft with a pointed screw at one end and a handle perpendicular to the shaft at the other.
2. a cocktail made with gin or vodka, sweetened lime juice, and sometimes soda water.

v.t.
1. to pierce with or as if with a gimlet.
2. Also,gim•bletPronunciation: (gim'blit). [key] Naut.to rotate (a suspended anchor) to a desired position.

adj.
able to penetrate or bore through.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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