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A rigid flat rectangular bar, as of wood or metal, with a straight edge for testing or drawing straight lines.
adj. also straight-edge (strāt′ĕj′)
1. Having a level, even edge: a straightedge ruler; a straightedge razor blade.
2. Abstaining from alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.
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(Tools) a stiff strip of wood or metal that has one edge straight and true and is used for ruling and testing straight lines
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advocating abstinence from alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, and sex and sometimes advocating vegetarianism.
a bar or strip of wood, plastic, or metal having at least one long edge for use in drawing or testing straight lines, plane surfaces, etc.
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|Noun||1.||straightedge - hand tool consisting of a flat rigid rectangular bar (metal or wood) that can be used to draw straight lines (or test their straightness)|
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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straightedge[ˈstreɪtˌɛdʒ] n (Carpentry) → regolo
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