cutter bar


cutter bar
1. Also called sickle bar. (in a mower, binder, or combine) a bar with triangular guards along which a knife or blade runs.
2. a bar holding the cutting tool in a boring machine or lathe.
[1865-70]

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  • cutter bar — noun Etymology: cutter (I) 1. : a bar on a chucking lathe that fits a tool holder at one end and supports a cutting tool at the other 2. : a bar with pointed guards along which the knife runs in a mowing machine or along which a sickle blade runs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cutter — Cut ter (k[u^]t t[ e]r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster] 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cutter — /ˈkʌtə / (say kutuh) noun 1. someone or something that cuts. 2. a. an instrument, machine, tool, etc., which cuts. b. the part of certain cutting machines such as shavers, wool shearers handpieces, etc., the blade or blades of which move… …   Australian English dictionary

  • revenue cutter — Cutter Cut ter (k[u^]t t[ e]r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster] 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boring bar — noun : a cylindrical cutter bar to which a boring tool or cutter is securely attached * * * Metalworking. a bar holding a tool for boring a cylinder or the like. [1835 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickle bar — noun 1. : cutter bar 2. : the complete cutting mechanism of any grain harvester consisting of the sickle, the guards and ledger plates, and the bar to which they are attached …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickle bar. — See cutter bar (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium


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