router plane


Definition of router plane

: a plane consisting of a horizontal bar with a handle at each end supporting a vertically inserted narrow cutter operated by pulling and pushing and used for cutting recesses and smoothing the bottom of grooves

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First Known Use of router plane

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Router plane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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