receder

noun
re·​ced·​er | \ rə̇ˈsēdə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of receder

: one that recedes specifically : a device in a sawmill for making the knees of the headblocks recede a sufficient distance to take on another log when the last board of the previous log has dropped

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“Receder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/receder. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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