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[n] a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
[n] a turner with a narrow flexible blade

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\Spat"u*la\ (?; 135), n. [L. spatula, spathula, dim. of spatha a spatula: F. spatule. See {Spade} for digging.] An implement shaped like a knife, flat, thin, and somewhat flexible, used for spreading paints, fine plasters, drugs in compounding prescriptions, etc. Cf. {Palette knife}, under {Palette}.

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