shaper

[n] - a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
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Shaper

Shap'er noun 1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. « The secret of those old shapers died with them.» Lowell. 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. Specifically; (a) (Metal Wo...
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shaper

1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. 'The secret of those old shapers died with them.' (Lowell) ... 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. ... <chemistry> Specifically; A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, ...
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shaper

shaping machine noun a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
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Shaper

• (n.) A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc. • (n.) That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. • (n.) One who shapes; as, the shaper of one`s fortunes. • (n.) A kind of planer in which the tool, instea...
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shaper

metal-cutting machine in which the workpiece is usually held in a vise or similar device that is clamped to a table and can be manually operated or ... [2 related articles]
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Shaper

A shaper is a type of machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool to machine a linear toolpath. Its cut is analogous to that of a lathe, except that it is (archetypally) linear instead of helical. (Adding axes of motion can yield helical toolpaths, as also done in helical planing.) A shaper i...
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