band saw

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band saw

n.
A power saw used in woodworking, consisting essentially of a toothed metal band coupled to and continuously driven around the circumferences of two wheels.

band saw

or

band-saw

n
(Tools) a power-operated saw consisting of an endless toothed metal band running over and driven by two wheels

band′ saw`

or band′saw`,


n.
a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.band saw - an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheelsband saw - an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
Translations
Bandsäge

band saw

nBandsäge f

band saw

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