Definition of Shapers

1. Noun. (plural of shaper) ¹



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Definition of Shapers

1. shaper [n] - See also: shaper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shapers

shaped up
shapedness
shapeless
shapelessly
shapelessness
shapelessnesses
shapelet
shapelets
shapelier
shapeliest
shapeliness
shapelinesses
shapely
shapen
shaper
shapers (current term)
shapes
shapes up
shapeshift
shapeshifted
shapeshifter
shapeshifters
shapeshifting
shapeshifts
shapeup
shapeups
shapewear
shaping
shaping machine
shaping tool

Literary usage of Shapers

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Types of shapers.—The ordinary types of shapers may be divided into column ... Column shapers may also be divided into two classes, crank-shapers and geared ..."

2. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1915)
"shapers are particularly suitable for short work that can be held in a vise ... Two types of shapers of leading designs are Geared shapers and Crank shapers ..."

3. Machine Shop Work: A Comprehensive Manual of Approved Shop Methods by Frederick Warren Turner, Charles Oscar Eugene Perrigo, Howard Parker Fairfield, American Technical Society (1919)
"In some shapers it can be moved vertically to feed to or from the tool; in other machines the horizontal feed is obtained by causing the tool with the ..."

4. Machine Tools and Their Operation by Fred H. Colvin, Frank A. Stanley (1922)
"SECTION II shapers CHAPTER I THE SHAPER AND SOME OF ITS USES Although the shaper is ... There are also draw-cut shapers, which cut on the back or drawing, ..."

5. Machine Shop Practice: A Manual for Apprentices and Journeyman Machinists by William J. Kaup (1914)
"shapers. THE mere doing of work is to the workman what dessert is to a good dinner; it is the study of conditions and methods which is really the ..."

6. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1894)
"In some classes of shapers (called traverse shapers) the work is held stationary and the tool-carrying ram or bar is traversed in a slide or saddle, ..."

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