sand·​er | \ ˈsan-dər How to pronounce sander (audio) \

Definition of sander

: one that sands: such as
a : a device for spreading sand on newly surfaced or icy roads also : the device together with the truck that bears it
b : a device that smooths, polishes, or scours by means of abrasive material

called also sanding machine

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Essential tools include 1200- and 2000-grit wet-and-dry sandpaper, an electric sander, masking tape, an air compressor or a spray gun, newspapers for masking off, face masks, safety glasses, and paint thinners. Anthony Alaniz, Popular Mechanics, "How to Paint a Car," 4 Feb. 2019 Just be sure to empty the sander's dust-collection bag frequently. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Safely Remove Paint," 25 Jan. 2019 With a drill, sander, jig saw, oscillating tool, router, and impact driver attachments, the tool kit is a good one-stop shop. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Conquer the Fall with These Discounted Leaf Blowers," 1 Nov. 2017 Still, that box must contain gadgetry that would be the envy of 007 - fadeaways abrading opposing hopes like a sander, twisting layups augering through the defense, dunks slamming like hammers. Bill Livingston,, "LeBron James and the toolbox, the repertoire, the sweep: Bill Livingston (photos)," 7 May 2018 Chopping days The Woodworking Show, a traveling expo of seminars and demonstrations for the sawer/nailer/chipper/sander/finisher in your life, hammers its ideas home this weekend at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "St. Patrick's Day parade, Sports Show and more to do in Milwaukee this weekend," 8 Mar. 2018 Use a belt sander to knock off any irregularities, then run counterclockwise around its perimeter with a rounding-over bit in a router. Roy Berendson, Popular Mechanics, "6 Simple Projects You Can Make From Scrap Wood," 21 Mar. 2018 While other woodworkers would be firing up their power saws, routers and sanders, van Arsdale has opted for a more traditional style of craftsmanship. Carlos Avila Gonzalez, San Francisco Chronicle, "The Regulars: Kentucky woodworker teaches Japanese carpentry at Oakland college," 18 Feb. 2018 Members: Faith Wisniewski, 14, guitar, freshman; Brie Farrrell, 13, bass, vocals, eighth grade; Rachel sanders, guitar, vocals, eighth grade; Anthony Cuzzola, 13, drums, eighth grade; Nathan Mascia, 13, keys, eighth grade. Chuck Yarborough,, "2018 Tri-C High School Rock Off: Meet the bands," 15 Jan. 2018

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1627, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sander

: an electric tool that is used to make a surface smooth
US : a machine that is used for spreading sand on icy roads

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