Definition of rotary cutter in English:

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rotary cutter

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A machine which produces material for use in veneering by rotating a log longitudinally against a blade.
Example sentences
  • For many garments, facings and interfacings can be eliminated and the edges can be finished using a rotary cutter with a pinking or wavy blade.
  • Two large North American flock manufacturers cut nylon tow with rotary cutters, which generate fibers of less-precisely defined length.
  • Hem overskirts sewn from very fine, netting-type meshes by trimming them neatly with sharp shears or a rotary cutter - it's the same finish you'll find on expensive ready-to-wear.


rotary cutting


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