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sander

noun [C] uk   /ˈsæn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
( also sanding machine) an electrical machine to which a sheet or disc of rough paper is fastened to rub other surfaces in order to make them smoother
US a special vehicle that spreads sand on the roads when they are covered with ice
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Translations of “sander”
in Chinese (Traditional) 磨砂機,磨光器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打磨机,磨光器…
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