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Definition of "sander" [sander]

  • One that sands, especially: (noun)
  • A device that spreads sand on roads. (noun)
  • Such a device together with the truck that carries it. (noun)
  • A machine having a powered abrasive-covered disk or belt, used for smoothing or polishing surfaces: a floor sander. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sander" in a sentence
  • "Andrew Testa/Panos for The Wall Street Journal Nic Fiddian-Green uses a handheld sander to smooth a section of a fiberglass model that will be finished in lead."
  • "Their source is the artist, three meters above me on an improvised platform at the front of a fork-lift truck, using a handheld sander to smooth a colossal section of a fiberglass model."
  • "Other tools in the line include an auto hammer, multi-tool, circular saw, sander, drill/driver, and LED light."