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.
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circular saw

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


n.
1. a power saw having a disk-shaped blade.
2. the blade of such a saw.
[1810–20]
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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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Translations

circular saw

nsegatrice f a disco
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References in classic literature ?
He'd show them what an all-around general buzz-saw he was and what a mistake they'd made ever to monkey with him.
His brain, working with the cool rapidity of a buzz-saw in an ice-box, had planned a line of action.
One influential, velvet buzz-saw of an art critic was not really a believer in Ronald's work, well, until the artist bagged the grand prize in the prestigious Ateneo Art Awards in 2005.
Instead, Lisle ran into a buzz-saw. Prairie Central, led by a pair of state champions, improved to 32-4 on the year by eliminating the Lions 45-24.
'So this is Manila on a Monday,' observed Ferraro after the intro, and before tearing off into those buzz-saw songs with metallic riffs.
In her latest stint as a video star, MIT neuroscientist Nancy Kanwisher does not buzz-saw her skull open to give viewers a glimpse of her brain.
It was hard to know where one song finished and another began as the transition between each was filled with a double-barrel barrage of amped up glittery buzz-saw synth and thunderous percussion at earth moving volume but stompers Ritual Union and Klapp Klapp made appearances.
The Body&Soul Stage will include music from TUNE-YARDs headlining a Friday night bill that brings us from the quiet acoustic subtleties of UK's Lau through to the buzz-saw onslaught of heavily tipped Irish combo Girl Band, whilst Edinburgh's Young Fathers and Berlin's Oum Shatt complete a European supporting cast to Montreal's Merril Garbus.
The 56kg buzz-saw says he is in the form of his career and credits a new found dedication to boxing for his recent success.
In the final though, Chapman and Pexioto ran into the Irish buzz-saw of Dessie Keegan and Joseph McCann.
His all-action buzz-saw style has earned him the nickname Dynamo, but Buckland proved against Sykes that even if he doesn't get his man early on he has the conditioning to dig deep and fight for 12 rounds.