Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


A planing mill was added to the factory, and this, too, was highly profitable.

In planing the edge of a board it is ordinarily held in the side-vise.

I visited Mumaker's planing mills and found that the report was true.

The other machine, by Weston & Co., is for planing stone mouldings.

David Bruce invented the machine for planing the plates, in 1815.

This gave Harry his first experience in planing a broad surface.

His mouth was ajar, and down in his throat he snored screechily, like a planing mill.

A form to hold the pieces for planing is a great convenience.

I also assume that all your heavy sawing and planing will be done at some mill.

Notice the shape, Plate 8, of the three steps in the planing of the bow.