shaping machine

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1. In woodworking, a machine with a vertically revolving cutter; used for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc., in wood which is placed horizontally below the cutter.
2. In metalwork, a type of machine tool; a planer in which the cutting tool moves back and forth across the work.
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