Definition of try square in English:

try square

Syllabification: try square

noun

  • An implement used to check and mark right angles in construction work.
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    • Place a combination square or try square over the rail so the blade is in line with the edge of the stile.
    • From this listing, we can see that the squares he was making are what we call ‘try squares’.
    • When buying a try square there is one main thing to check and that is making sure it is 90 degrees.

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