from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mechanical device that cuts complex, irregular shapes by tracing a pattern.
- n. A person who creates a profile for something or someone, especially a psychological profile for an unknown criminal.
- n. A software program that measures the performance of different portions of another program in order to locate bottlenecks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A profiling-machine; a machine for cutting a profile on an edge by passing a rotating cutter along the edge while a former or guide compels the cutter to reproduce a predetermined outline on the work.
profile + -er (Wiktionary)