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shaper

[ shey-per ]
/ ˈʃeɪ pər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of shaper

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at shape, -er1
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