1. [syn: plane, planer, planing machine]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
a. & vb. n. fr. Plane, v. t.
(a) See Planer.
(b) A complex machine for planing wood, especially boards,
containing usually a rapidly revolving cutter, which
chips off the surface in small shavings as the piece to
be planed is passed under it by feeding apparatus.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood [syn: plane,
planer, planing machine]