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

Word History


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First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of router plane was in 1846

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“Router plane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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