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car•pen•ter



Pronunciation: (kär'pun-tur), [key]
n.
a person who builds or repairs wooden structures, as houses, scaffolds, or shelving.

v.i.
to do carpenter's work.

v.t.
1. to make by carpentry.
2. to construct (a plot, scene, article, or the like) in a mechanical or unoriginal fashion.

Car•pen•ter



Pronunciation: (kär'pun-tur), [key]
n.
1. John Alden, 1876–1951, U.S. composer.
2. (Malcolm) Scott, born 1925, U.S. astronaut and oceanographer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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