Definition of scriber in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskrībər/


A pointed instrument used for making marks on wood, bricks, etc., to guide a saw or in sign painting.
Example sentences
  • They also had automatic glide return and scribers to mark your work.
  • Specimen designations were etched on discs with a vibrating scriber.
  • Set a scriber / compass to the widest gap between the backsplash and the wall.

Words that rhyme with scriber

briber, fibre (US fiber), subscriber, Tiber, transcriber

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Syllabification: scrib·er

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