What is another word for sander?

Pronunciation: [sˈandə] (IPA)

A sander, also known as a sanding machine, is a power tool used to smooth surfaces by abrasion. There are several synonyms for the word "sander," including an orbital sander, belt sander, drum sander, disc sander, and random orbital sander. An orbital sander uses an orbital motion to sand wood, while a belt sander utilizes an abrasive paper belt. A drum sander uses a rotating sanding drum, and a disc sander uses a circular sanding disc. Lastly, a random orbital sander combines the best features of both an orbital sander and a disc sander, providing a swirl-free finish. Knowing the various types of sanders can help one choose the right tool for their project needs.

What are the hypernyms for Sander?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sander

"He has gone to meet mother, then," said Kezzy, "and poor sander will have to trudge the last two miles."
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Though you thought it unfeeling, I rejoiced when he announced he was not riding to Bawtry to meet her but would send sander instead: for whatever news she brought he would have picked holes in it and wrangled all the way home.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
From Samuel Wesley to his son John April 17, 1726. Dear Son,-I hope sander will be with you on Wednesday morn, with the horses, books, bags, and this.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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