tool
  • noun an object that is designed to help in carrying out particular task
  • noun in a graphical user interface, a function accessed from an icon in a toolbar
  • A device, machine, system, or object which helps facilitate or complete manual or mechanical work.
  • A program or utility that assists in the development, analysis, testing, and maintenance of software. Such tools include compilers, decompilers, debuggers, editors, and the like. Also called software tool.
  • One of the functions, features, or the like, available for use via a toolbar.

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