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[skrahy-ber] /ˈskraɪ bər/
noun
1.
a tool for scribing wood or the like.
Also, scribe.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; scribe2 + -er1
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Examples for scriber
  • Working over a light table, the scriber then uses engraving instruments to etch the map's lines and symbols.
British Dictionary definitions for scriber

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/ˈskraɪbə/
noun
1.
a pointed steel tool used to score materials as a guide to cutting, etc Also called scribe
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