gear-shaving machine

gear-shaving machine

[′gir ‚shāv·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A finishing machine that removes excess metal from machined gears by the axial sliding motion of a straight-rack cutter or a circular gear cutter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.