woodworking plane

noun
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
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the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

Syn: ↑plane, ↑carpenter's plane
Derivationally related forms: ↑plane (for: ↑plane)
Hypernyms: ↑edge tool, ↑hand tool
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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