Meaning of whetter in English:

whetter

noun

See whet

  • ‘The action of the lower tushes rubbing against the upper whetters is called ‘whetting.’’
  • ‘The tusks on the barrs that I have seen are very thick and seem to hold up fine with the whetters intact.’
  • ‘An adjustment device automatically varies the positions of the knife so that the knife engages the whetter more or less constantly.’
  • ‘The whetters constantly shear the edge of the cutters (like a whetstone) making them razor sharp weapons that can fatally puncture an opponent or easily slice through a 3 inch tree root.’