1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. "The secret of those old shapers died with them." (Lowell)

2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object.

<chemistry> Specifically; A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc.

(01 Mar 1998)

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