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try square

try square

n.
A carpenter's tool consisting of a ruled metal straightedge set at right angles to a straight piece, used for measuring and marking square work.

try square

n
(Tools) a device for testing or laying out right angles, usually consisting of a metal blade fixed at right angles to a wooden handle

try′ square`


n.
a device for testing squareness or for laying out right angles, consisting of a pair of straightedges fixed at right angles to one another.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.try square - a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piecetry square - a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piece
set square - a try square with an adjustable sliding head
square - a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"