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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a person who makes things;
[syn: maker, shaper]

2. a machine tool for shaping metal or wood;
[syn: shaper, shaping machine]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shaper \Shap"er\, n. 1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. [1913 Webster] The secret of those old shapers died with them. --Lowell. [1913 Webster] 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. Specifically; (a) (Metal Working) A kind of planer in which the tool, instead of the work, receives a reciprocating motion, usually from a crank. (b) (Wood Working) A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shaper n 1: a person who makes things [syn: maker, shaper] 2: a machine tool for shaping metal or wood [syn: shaper, shaping machine]