sander

noun sand·er \ ˈsan-dər \
Updated on: 25 Feb 2018

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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First Known Use of sander

1627


SANDER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sander for English Language Learners

  • : an electric tool that is used to make a surface smooth

  • : a machine that is used for spreading sand on icy roads


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