Rabbeting refers to the process of cutting a groove or notch along the edge of a piece of wood. The opposite of rabbeting would be filling, smoothing or planing, which means to make the surface of the wood flush and even. Another antonym for rabbeting could be chamfering, which means to cut off the corner of the wood to create a beveled edge. Similarly, rounding could be considered an antonym, which involves shaping a curved edge on the wood. Another opposite word for rabbeting could be abrading, which refers to the process of rubbing or scratching the surface of the wood to make it smooth.
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