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A synchronized feeder-knife variation of a rotary cutter; used for precision cutting of sheet material, such as metal, rubber, plastics, or paper, into strips.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a woodworking machine for cutting wood along the fiber. Shingles and wood chips (wood wool) are made by slitters.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.