devil float


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devil float

[′dev·əl ‚flōt]
(engineering)
A hand float containing nails projecting at each corner and used to roughen the surface of plaster to provide a key for the next coat. Also known as devil; nail coat.

devil float, devil, nail float

devil float
A wooden hand float with nails projecting from each corner; used to roughen the surface of plaster to provide a key for the next coat.