safe-edge file

noun

Definition of safe-edge file

: a file that is left uncut on at least one edge and used for filing near a corner so as not to cut the surface at right angles

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First Known Use of safe-edge file

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Safe-edge file.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safe-edge%20file. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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