Tool


It is that element elaborated in order to carry out in a simpler way but at the same time completes a certain task or mechanical work, which requires correct application. This word is used to name those strong and resistant utensils primarily made of iron. Each of these existing tools and those that are being manufactured always fulfill one or more specific purposes, that is, there is none that does not have a specific technical function.

There are two types of tools, the technical ones, used with an external energy source, such as the electric one, for example, and the manual ones, are those that require human muscular force, they are generally made of steel, metal, wood or rubber in order to specify those repair or construction tasks that without their existence would be very complex. Human beings are not the only living beings capable of using a tool, there are some primates, such as chimpanzees, birds and other species such as insects, that use different tools to be able to carry out some actions, among them, stones to be able to effectively breaking coconuts or eggs, sticks, to help them remove insects that threaten their nests and some others to process their food.

Another of the recurring uses of this term is that it is also used as a procedure that increases the ability to carry out certain tasks, such as programming, management, and mathematics tools, among many others. Also in the colloquial field there is a wide variety of meanings for this term, among them are white weapons, the horns of some animals and teeth. Even in the economic, business and financial field, it is also referred to as a tool to tangible or intangible instruments to carry out different projects.

Currently, different tools are used in everyday life, such as: pencils to write, erasers, treadmills, cars to move faster, computers to write or connect with the world, etc. Some tools that are intellectual productions, such as didactic tools, are even used to achieve a complete and successful teaching and learning process.