[ shey-per ]
/ ˈʃeɪ pər /


a person or thing that shapes.
a machine tool for forming flat surfaces, consisting of a frame, usually horizontal, on which the work is held while a cutting tool moves along it with a reciprocating motion.Compare planer(def 2).
(in woodworking) a stationary power tool driving a vertical spindle to which cutters are locked, used in joinery and for forming decorative edges.

Origin of shaper

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at shape, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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