double-cut file

double-cut file

[¦dəb·əl ¦kət ′fīl]
(design engineering)
A file covered with two series of parallel ridges crossing at angles to each other.

double-cut file

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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A really battered tool may require a double-cut file with only two rows of teeth intersecting each other diagonally.