a person or thing that shapes
a machine tool for forming flat surfaces, consisting of a frame, usually horizontal, on which
the work is held while a cutting tool moves along it with a reciprocating motion. Compare planer ( def 2 )
(in woodworking) a stationary power tool driving a vertical spindle to which cutters are locked, used in joinery and for forming decorative edges.
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English;