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planer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tools
planerplan‧er /ˈpleɪnə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TZan electric tool with a flat bottom and a sharp blade, used for making wooden surfaces smooth
Examples from the Corpus
planerAn Add-A-Plane jig and planer I normally use to thickness ¼in strips for canoe building provided the answer.The shape is similar to most power planers, but there is no secondary handle on the front of the machine.This is the company's only power planer in this market.But so urgent was getting the planer working that this time Taylor yielded.Taylor wanted to move the planer clear out of the way and position the anchor bolts by means of a template.Leave enough for one careful pass on the planer.We were very impressed with the noise suppression on this planer, as most planers tend to be as noisy as routers.
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