Definition of Try square

1. Noun. A square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piece.

Specialized synonyms: Set Square
Generic synonyms: Square



Definition of Try square

1. Noun. A tool used to measure if a piece of wood is at right angle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Try Square

trutinations
truttaceous
truxilline
truxillines
try
try-hard
try-hards
try-in
try-on
try for
try on
try one's hand
try one's luck
try out
try out one's own chops
try square (current term)
tryal
tryals
trye
tryed
tryer
tryers
trygon
tryhard
tryhards
tryin'
trying
trying on
trying out
tryingly

Literary usage of Try square

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1. Annual Report by New Haven (Conn.). Board of Education (1883)
"Round the ends of both pieces with firmer chisel, using try square to prove correctness of work. 4. Put together and test with try square. RIPPING SAW. 5. ..."

2. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1917)
"Adjustable-Blade Try-Square Fig. 56. Removable-Blado Try-Square of the fixed-blade type, P^ig. 54, are needed, as in many cases the blade must be short to ..."

3. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Try-square. An instrument used by carpenters and joiners for laying off Fig. ... 6715 shows a try- square and bevel in which the pivoted blade is drawn in ..."

4. Manual Training Magazine (1913)
"Test with back of try- square, winding, sticks, and straight cage. Test with try-square in at ... Test for flatness only, using the back of the try-square. ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"The bottom blade is finally adjusted from the left-hand blade and to the try square; on applying the try square to the bottom and right-hand blade, ..."

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