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
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Among the haul of goods that was taken were two cordless drills, two nail guns, an electric plane, a jigsaw, and a circular saw.
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15am yesterday and stole tools including an electric planer, a circular saw, an Elu chop saw and a Honda generator.
She said there were no instructions for use of the equipment and the circular saw used was an old, discontinued model not subject to preventative maintenance or checks.
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Leslie had been cutting a coping stone with a hand-held electric circular saw when the high-speed cutting disc split.
Other power tools in the new line range from a 7 1/4" laser circular saw with an ergonomic, soft-grip handle to a 2 amp 1/4 sheet finishing sander with a cast aluminum base and dust sealed rocker switch.
A Midland blacksmith yesterday admitted contravening health and safety laws after a teenage employee's hand was almost cut off by a circular saw.
Fowler and his team were so impressed by their visit to Kaltenbach and the demonstration that in addition to the circular saw they also purchased a KB 360 AG band saw.
Barry almost lost what he called "his chappie" when a circular saw bounced up and delivered a huge gash to his groin.
I would advise everyone not fortunate enough to be blessed with these magic discs to get busy with the circular saw it could be your house next