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(of a file) having two sets of grooves crossing each other diagonally.
- ‘There has existed a longstanding need among workers in the sheet metal industry for a rugged yet simple to use double-cut tool.’
- ‘The double-cut file is usually used for rougher work.’
- ‘A double-cut file with the same profile is called a flat file.’
- ‘Single-cut file teeth run in one direction; double-cut teeth run in opposing directions.’
- ‘A double cut file may also be employed for finishing purposes.’
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