cutter bar


: a bar on a chucking lathe that fits a tool holder at one end and supports a cutting tool at the other
: a bar with pointed guards along which the knife runs in a mowing machine or along which a sickle blade runs in a combine or binder

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“Cutter bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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