gutter plane


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gutter \Gut"ter\, n. [OE. gotere, OF. goutiere, F. goutti[`e]re,
   fr. OF. gote, goute, drop, F. goutte, fr. L. gutta.]
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   1. A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the
      rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough.
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   2. A small channel at the roadside or elsewhere, to lead off
      surface water.
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            Gutters running with ale.             --Macaulay.
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   3. Any narrow channel or groove; as, a gutter formed by
      erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
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   4. (Bowling) Either of two sunken channels at either side of
      the bowling alley, leading directly to the sunken pit
      behind the pins. Balls not thrown accurately at the pins
      will drop into such a channel bypassing the pins, and
      resulting in a score of zero for that bowl.
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   Gutter member (Arch.), an architectural member made by
      treating the outside face of the gutter in a decorative
      fashion, or by crowning it with ornaments, regularly
      spaced, like a diminutive battlement.

   Gutter plane, a carpenter's plane with a rounded bottom for
      planing out gutters.

   Gutter snipe, a neglected boy running at large; a street
      Arab. [Slang]

   Gutter stick (Printing), one of the pieces of furniture
      which separate pages in a form.
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