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A sharply pointed tool used for marking lines, as on wood, metal, or ceramic. Also called scribe.
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(Tools) a pointed steel tool used to score materials as a guide to cutting, etc. Also called: scribe
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(ˈskraɪ bər)

a tool for scribing wood or the like.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scriber - a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cutscriber - a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
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