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
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.
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.
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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.
Retired oars and buzz-saw blades make the medium the message.
Roger Moore breaks free using a Rolex buzz-saw in 1973's Live And Let Die
Dirty Injection does what it says, taking the calm of the album's opener and adding buzz-saw guitars and distant vocals that make you itch for peace.
Still, that's what happens when you inhabit a world dominated by melodic buzz-saw guitars that more than nod towards summer of love pop.