Meaning of shaper
Pronunciation: (shā'pur), [key]
- a person or thing that shapes.
- a machine tool for forming flat surfaces, consisting of a frame, usually horizontal, on which the work is held while a cutting tool moves along it with a reciprocating motion. Cf.(def. 2).
- (in woodworking) a stationary power tool driving a vertical spindle to which cutters are locked, used in joinery and for forming decorative edges.
- shaper (Thesaurus)