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compass plane meaning

  "compass plane" in a sentence
  • Noun: compass plane  kúmpus pleyn
    1. A plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
      - circular plane

    Derived forms: compass planes

    Type of: carpenter's plane, plane, woodworking plane


  • [Architecture]

    A plane having a curved base-plate (either concave or convex); for smoothing curved woodwork.

Examples

  1. Their weapons are the scorp and gutter adz and the compass plane.
  2. Then a compass plane cleans up after the scorp, and a travisher _ a curved spokeshave _ cleans up after the compass plane.
  3. Then a compass plane cleans up after the scorp, and a travisher _ a curved spokeshave _ cleans up after the compass plane.

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