compass plane


noun Carpentry.

a plane for smoothing curved surfaces.

Nearby words

  1. compass card,
  2. compass course,
  3. compass deviation,
  4. compass deviation card,
  5. compass north,
  6. compass plant,
  7. compass rafter,
  8. compass rose,
  9. compass saw,
  10. compass window

Origin of compass plane

First recorded in 1840–50

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