What does Shaper mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maker, shaper(noun)

    a person who makes things

  2. shaper, shaping machine(noun)

    a machine tool for shaping metal or wood


  1. shaper(Noun)

    One who shapes.

    Etymology: to shape + -er

  2. shaper(Noun)

    A machine tool in which a single-point cutting tool mounted on a reciprocating ram is traversed across the workpiece linearly. Shapers can generate various shapes, but were most especially employed in generating flat surfaces and keyways. The shaper is nowadays obsolescent, most of its applications being served by milling machines.

    Etymology: to shape + -er

  3. shaper(Noun)

    A person who designs and builds surfboards.

    He apprenticed with several notable Southern California shapers before packing his bags for Hawaii uE000195364uE001 Tom Linker

    Etymology: to shape + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaper(noun)

    one who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes

  2. Shaper(noun)

    that which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object

  3. Shaper(noun)

    a kind of planer in which the tool, instead of the work, receives a reciprocating motion, usually from a crank

  4. Shaper(noun)

    a machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc


  1. Shaper

    A shaper is a type of machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool to machine a linear toolpath. Its cut is analogous to that of a lathe, except that it is linear instead of helical. A shaper is analogous to a planer, but smaller, and with the cutter riding a ram that moves above a stationary workpiece, rather than the entire workpiece moving beneath the cutter. The ram is moved back and forth typically by a crank inside the column; hydraulically actuated shapers also exist.

Anagrams for Shaper »

  1. pasher, phaser, phrase, seraph, sharpe, Sherpa, sherpa, sphear

  2. Sherpa

How to pronounce Shaper?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Shaper in sign language?

  1. shaper


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shaper in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shaper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Shaper in a Sentence

  1. Bassam Fattouh:

    The Prince has been a key shaper of Saudi oil and OPEC policy for many years.

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