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Definition of "shaper" [shap•er]

  • One who shapes. (noun)
  • A machine tool in which a single-point cutting tool mounted on a reciprocating ram is traversed across the workpiece linearly. Shapers can generate various shapes, but were most especially employed in generating flat surfaces and keyways. The shaper is nowadays obsolescent, most of its applications being served by milling machines. (noun)
  • A person who designs and builds surfboards. (noun)

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Use "shaper" in a sentence
  • "I was reminded that in the evangelical community, God is routinely described as a shaper of everyday events."
  • "Set inside the Void, this story follows the life of Edeard, a young 'shaper' whose life is changed forever by a cataclysmic event and he finds his way to the great city of Makkatheren where he enters the service of the constables."
  • ""shaper," whose duty it was to shape a glorious deed into more glorious verse."