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1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. The secret of those old shapers died with them. (Lowell)

2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object.

(Science: chemistry) Specifically; A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc.