Double-cut file | Article about double-cut file by The Free Dictionary
double-cut file[¦dəb·əl ¦kət ′fīl]
A file covered with two series of parallel ridges crossing at angles to each other.
A file having two sets of cutting ridges, each set crossing the other; the ridges are diagonal with respect to the center line of the file.
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They're not quite as aggressive as a double-cut file
, but they do tend to provide a smoother finish.
A really battered tool may require a double-cut file
with only two rows of teeth intersecting each other diagonally.