circular saw

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circular saw

n.
A power saw for cutting wood or metal consisting of a toothed disk rotated at high speed. Also called buzz saw.

circular saw

n
(Tools) a power-driven saw in which a circular disc with a toothed edge is rotated at high speed

cir′cular saw′


n.
1. a power saw having a disk-shaped blade.
2. the blade of such a saw.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circular saw - a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the peripherycircular saw - a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the periphery; rotates on a spindle
portable circular saw, portable saw - a circular saw that is portable and is operated with a hand grip
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
table saw - a circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade of the saw projects up through a slot