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glasscutter

(ˈɡlɑːsˌkʌtə)
n
1. (Tools) a small hand tool that is specially designed for cutting sheets of glass, having a cutting wheel of steel or tungsten carbide and notches for snapping the glass
2. (Professions) a person whose job is to cut glass to the correct size and shape required
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Translations

glasscutter

[ˈglɑːsˌkʌtəʳ] N (= tool) → cortavidrios m inv; (= person) → cortador(a) m/f de vidrio
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