Definition of planing machine
: a machine that planes: such as a : planer b : a stationary machine for planing wood — compare buzz planer, cylinder planer c : a portable machine for planing a floor or deck d : a machine for planing stone slabs e : a rotary hand machine that fits over an engine steam chest and is used for planing the valve seat
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Origin and Etymology of planing machine
from gerund of 1plane
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