milling cutter

noun

Definition of milling cutter

: a rotary tool-steel cutter used in a milling machine for shaping and dressing metal surfaces

First Known Use of milling cutter

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of milling cutter was in 1864

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“Milling cutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milling%20cutter. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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