adjustable square

noun

: a try square having a sliding connection between the two arms so that it may take the form of T as well as L

called also double square

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adjustable square was in 1868

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“Adjustable square.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjustable%20square. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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