shaper
noun see shape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shaper — Shap er, n. 1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one s fortunes. [1913 Webster] The secret of those old shapers died with them. Lowell. [1913 Webster] 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shaper — This article is about shapers designed for metal workpieces; for wood applications, see Wood shaper. : For a person who makes surfboards see Shaper (surfboard)A shaper is a machine tool used for shaping or surfacing metal and other materials.… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaper — Les shapeurs ou shapers sont les artisans qui fabriquent les planches de surf. Ils travaillent dans un shaperoom. Le shape d une planche se fait le plus souvent à partir d un pain de mousse polyuréthane que le shaper va dégrossir, à l aide d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shaper — noun a) person who designs and builds surfboards. He apprenticed with several notable Southern California shapers before packing his bags for Hawaii mdash; Tom Linker [ …   Wiktionary

  • shaper — formuotuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. former; shaper vok. Former, m; Formierschaltung, f; Formierungseinrichtung, f; Formungseinheit, f rus. формирователь, m pranc. dispositif de formation, m; formateur, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • shaper — See pulse shaper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • shaper — shape ► NOUN 1) the external form or appearance of someone or something as produced by their outline. 2) a piece of material, paper, etc., made or cut in a particular form. 3) a particular condition or state: the house was in poor shape. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • shaper — /shay peuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that shapes. 2. 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. planer (def …   Universalium

  • shaper — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n young guy who takes up a lot of space when he struts around …   English dialects glossary

  • shaper — shap·er || ʃeɪpÉ™(r) n. one who makes or shapes, one who fashions; tool used to shape or fashion …   English contemporary dictionary

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