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chis·el

(chiz'ĕl),
A single beveled end-cutting blade with a straight or angled shank used with a thrust along the axis of the handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.

chis·el

(chiz'ĕl)
Single beveled end-cutting blade with straight or angled shank used with a thrust along axis of handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.
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'a true scholar and a chiseler who infringes a work for personal
"We will not rest until the cheats and chiselers and charlatans [responsible for the S&L fraud] spend a large chunk of their lives behind the bars of a federal prison," he swore.
Liberals were glad to see such "chiselers" and "sweatshops" go, but many black workers went with them (Wolters 1970, 119).
"Agnes Brown seems to be a universal figure - through reading the books The Mammy, The Chiselers and The Granny, people have got to know her and I've had fan letters from Chechnia, Bosnia, America - there's something about Mrs Brown that makes her an international woman."
But the owners are expert chiselers. Some skim funds off the top and won't show the messengers the actual cost to the client.
But the Irish amateur hammerers and chiselers, as well as their more professional counterparts, might be surprised to know that most of the Grafton surplus was recorded by its interests in Britain.
Economists have long believed that enhanced information about demand conditions or rival actions can play an important role in facilitating collusion, for example because it simplifies detection of chiselers (Stigler [1964]).
Until then, many children's first job experience will teach them an invaluable lesson: Some employers are chiselers.
Using the terminology of the Hawthorne studies, patterns of group behavior to control the activities of "rate busters" could develop just as easily as those to control "chiselers" (Brown, 1954).
The investigation was not limited to establishing whether the producer cartel colluded to fix prices, but also included determining whether entry barriers were present, whether supply allocation mechanisms were designed to punish chiselers, and what other market conditions abetted collusion.