working face

noun

Definition of working face

2 : the surface (as of a block of stone or wood) to be operated upon or measured from measure the desired thickness from the working face

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First Known Use of working face

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Working face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/working%20face. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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